GP at Hand safety restrictions lifted after NHS England review

All safety restrictions on the type of patients GP at Hand can deliver care to have been lifted following a review by NHS England.

The list of conditions previously deemed unsafe for the GP at Hand service have been removed by Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group, it is understood.

It is in response to a clinical review which has been carried out by NHS England, but not yet been published.

However, CCG committee papers published today say patients will still be advised that sometimes it may not be appropriate to register with a practice that is not near their home.

Full story in HSJ, 16 November 2018

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