fundholding


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fundholding

(ˈfʌndˌhəʊldɪŋ)
n
(Economics) (formerly, in the National Health Service in Britain) the system enabling general practitioners to receive a fixed budget from which to pay for primary care, drugs, and nonurgent hospital treatment for patients
ˈfundˌholder n
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GP fundholding has cut out money from hospitals and A & E, so when there's a need for an ambulance, there's no money.
Rice (2009) Health Care Deprivation Profiles in the Measurement of Inequality and Inequity: An Application to GP Fundholding in the English NHS.
Effect of fundholding and indicative prescribing schemes on general practitioners' prescribing costs.
It means advanced and deferred payment methods, with priority given to per capita financing and gradual introduction of fundholding.
Anxiety and depression in general practitioners: associations with type of practice, fundholding, gender and other personal characteristics.
From the advent of General Practitioner (GP) fundholding in the 1990s to the latest Clinical Commissioning Groups, rationing by healthcare professionals on behalf of the government has become more explicit.
NHS funding through a new initiative called GP Fundholding provided a good cost basis for the provision of NHS work.
Influences of practice characteristics on prescribing in fundholding and non-fundholding general practices: an observational study.
There was some piloting and research on General Practitioner Fundholding, and researchers have attempted to evaluate the changes after the event.
The conditions for fundholding have not yet been created, noted the project manager.