MPs are warning that PCT reforms will jeopardise other NHS changes Sue Laird reports.
Will the primary care reform programme be able to survive the monumental own goal scored by the government with its PCT reconfiguration plans?
That was the question raised by BMA chairman James Johnson in response to the damning report on PCT change published by the House of Commons health select committee last week.
MPs branded the reconfiguration plans 'ill-judged and disruptive' and said that they were undermining attempts to shift services from secondary to primary care, as one of the key elements of the forthcoming White Paper on health outside hospitals.
The MPs urged …