The DDA is inviting practices in England to lobby MPs about the unforeseen effects of well-intentioned health policy in rural areas.
The letter highlights the consequences of the following proposals:
- Suggested changes to the GP partnership model
- Primary Care Networks
- Medicine reclassifications
- Emergency access to medicines
- Mass vaccination centres
- Static NHS funding
The letter explains that NHS England is being permitted to discriminate against the nine million patients – a population which is larger than that of Greater London – who live in remote, rural, coastal and island communities.
It invites MPs to take the ‘rural challenge.’
MPs’ contact details are available online
Please use this template letter.
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