Primary care & general practice

Pollock AM. Portability of budgets and competition for GP practice lists—another back door route to US style ACOs? BMJ Opinion. 17 Apr 2018.

Sutaria S, Roderick P, Pollock AM. Are radical changes to health and social care paving the way for fewer services and new user charges? BMJ 2017;358:j4279. download

Pollock AM, Macfarlane A, Kirkwood G, Majeed A, Greener I, Morelli C. No evidence that patient choice in the NHS saves lives. The Lancet. 2011;378(9809):2057–60. download

Heins E, Pollock AM, Price D. The commercialisation of GP services: a survey of APMS contracts and new GP ownership. British Journal of General Practice 2009;e339–43. download

Pollock AM, Richardson E. Commercial confidentiality: a cloak for policy failure. British Journal of General Practice 2009;59:893–4. download

Arthur M, Pollock AM. The role of first providers: not a substitute for GP out-of-hours care. Centre for International Public Health Policy 2009.

Pollock AM, Arthur M, Richardson E. Submission of evidence to the Scottish Government’s Health and Sport Committee enquiry: Out of hours health care provision in rural areas of Scotland. Centre for International Public Health Policy 2009. download

Pollock AM. Out of hours GP battle we simply must win. Herald. 2008.

Pollock AM, Price D, Viebrock E, Miller E, Watt G. The market in primary care. BMJ 2007 Sep 6;335(7618):475–7. download: BMJ_2007_Pollock_MarketInPrimaryCare

Pollock AM, Price D. Privatising primary care. British Journal of General Practice 2006;565–6. download

Rowland D, Pollock A. Choice and responsiveness for older people in the ‘patient centred’ NHS. BMJ 2004;328:4–5.  download

Talbot-Smith A, Gnani S, Pollock AM, et al. Questioning the claims from Kaiser. British Journal of General Practice 2004;54:415–21. download

Gnani S, Pollock A. The new GMS Contract — a Trojan horse? British Journal of General Practice 2003;53:354–5. download

Pollock AM. A wake up call for primary care. Br J Gen Pract 2002 Nov 1;52(484):883–4. download: BJGP_2002_Pollock_WakeUp

Price D, Pollock A. Extending choice in the NHS. BMJ 2002;325:293–4. download

Godden S, Pollock AM, Player S. Capital investment in primary care -the funding and ownership of primary care premises. Public Money and Management 2001;21:43–50. download

Pollock A. Will primary care trusts lead to US-style health care? BMJ 2001;322:964–7. download

Pollock AM, Player S, Godden S. How private finance is moving primary care into corporate ownership. BMJ 2001;322:960–3. download

Pollock AM. Primary care – from fundholding to health maintenance organisations? NHS Doctor & Commissioning GP 1998. download

Pollock AM, Godden S, Player S. GPs’ surgeries turn a profit. Public Finance 1999;26–8.

Dunnigan M, Pollock AM. The shrinking acute hospital. British Journal of General Practice 1998;1197. download

Pollock AM, Majeed A. Community oriented primary care. BMJ 1995;310:481–2.