'Heart safety of cox-2s is not proven'
GPs in north Somerset were facing the prospect of doing their own out-of-hours cover next year as Pulse went to press.
Avon LMC said GPs had complained that the trust
had threatened to invoke the 'exceptional circumstances' clause to delay their opt-out after the promised date of
LMC chief executive Steve Mercer said legal advice from the GPC was that the trust 'doesn't have a leg to stand on'.
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