On getting appointed chairman, Dr Meldrum said: ‘I feel very privileged to end up being elected to lead the GPC at such a crucial time for general practice. There is still an enormous job of function to be done, not just to implement the new GMS contract, but to make sure that all GPs, whatever their contractual scenario, have an opportunity to develop and flourish both because of their benefit and that of their sufferers. Working together, we must persuade governments to supply the resources which will consolidate the positioning of general practice in its rightful place in the centre of the NHS.’ In addition to his part as GPC Chairman, he’ll continue to work in his Bridlington practice for part of every full week.That is truly a wonderful in shape for BAZI, mentioned Kevin Sherman, CEO of BAZI. .
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