GPs (Practice Budgets)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st February 1989.

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Photo of Kenneth Clarke Kenneth Clarke The Secretary of State for Health 12:00 am, 21st February 1989

The practice budgets will be set to reflect the social nature of the practice being served. The proposals in the Health and Medicines Act still stand, with the undertakings given by my hon. Friend the Minister when it was implemented. We shall soon be putting to the profession our proposals for a package on GP remuneration, and that will show how we intend to reflect the extra work that can be imposed on GPs in deprived urban areas.