"It also reveals GP consortia will take on the responsibility for child safeguarding from PCTs, although it admits this is beyond the experience of most PBC groups.Yet another case of GPs being told to do something that they do not have the skills to do.
'This will be an important new role for GP consortia and one which will go beyond the experience of most existing GP commissioning groups,' the DH report said."
Friday, 17 September 2010
GPs to have child protection responsibilities
Thought that was the responsibility of local authority social services? Well it will be the responsibility of GP consortia under Lansley's plans.