ECCA slams ‘postcode tariff’ on GP services


Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The English Community Care Association (ECCA) has criticised Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) for not ensuring that all people living in residential care settings get access to free GP services. ECCA chief executive Martin Green said�a report compiled by ECCA – ‘Postcode Tariff’ – was a follow-up to the association’s investigation into GPs charging retainer fees to care homes for services that should be freely available to everyone in the community.

‘The report clearly shows that PCTs are, by and large, either ignorant of the situation or unw





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