The Government has defended its funding of GP services, saying two-thirds of the NHS budget is controlled by local family doctors and finding extra cash will "mean reductions elsewhere".
An NHS England spokeswoman said:
– An NHS England spokeswoman
Two thirds of the NHS budget is now controlled by local GPs and like them we want to see more investment in primary care, including modern buildings.
While the NHS budget has been protected, which is welcome, finding more money in one area will inevitably mean reductions elsewhere.