Health Care Homes roll out 'went wrong somewhere' says reform architect

But he still backs the policy as the best hope for future of general practice

The architect of the Health Care Home reforms admits the “implementation went wrong somewhere”, after the dramatic loss of support from GP groups.

Dr Steve Hambleton is a strong believer in the benefits of Health Care Homes to general practice.

Under the trial launched last year, nearly 200 GPs practices have been attempting to sign up 65,000 patients in return for annual block funding to manage chronic conditions.

The model is meant to