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PCTs are favouring private providers and APMS bids in the race to run the 250 new practices for England, says Tom Ireland.
The future of GMS and PMS contracts could be limited as the DoH's appetite for alternative providers medical services (APMS) contracts grows.
The DoH has confirmed that all of the 250 new practices proposed in Lord Darzi's interim report are 'likely' to be run with APMS contracts.
There is also concern about premises funding for non-APMS practices.
It seems natural that the private sector's attention will switch to primary care after the government said last month that it has halved the number of contracts available …