iNEWS: GP funding has ‘unfair London bias’ as rest of country misses out

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 15/2/2018

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London receives an unfair amount of GP funding according to a study which reveals money for primary care in England is not distributed according to local health needs.

GP practices in the capital, where the population is relatively younger and fitter, receive disproportionately more funding despite dealing with the lowest level of health needs in the country, research led by University of Manchester data scientists reveals.

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TitleGP funding has ‘unfair London bias’ as rest of country misses out
Media name/outletiNews
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/02/18
DescriptionLondon receives an unfair amount of GP funding according to a study which reveals money for primary care in England is not distributed according to local health needs.

GP practices in the capital, where the population is relatively younger and fitter, receive disproportionately more funding despite dealing with the lowest level of health needs in the country, research led by University of Manchester data scientists reveals.
URLhttps://inews.co.uk/news/health/gp-funding-london-bias-manchester-university/
PersonsEvan Kontopantelis