GP investigation reveals trusts failed to hit DoH target for specialist GPs.
One in three PCTs have not accredited their GPSIs more than six months after a DoH deadline, a GP investigation has revealed.
PCTs were expected to have accredited all GPSIs in line with DoH guidance by 31 March.
But, of 90 PCTs that respon-ded to a Freedom of Information Act request, 30 per cent had not accredited all GPSIs. Of these, 13 had not even begun the process of accreditation.
Dr Brian Karet, RCGP clinical lead for diabetes and a GPSI in diabetes in West Yorkshire, said the DoH and SHAs need to increase pressure on PCTs to ensure accreditation is being carried …