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NHS managers relax rules on Christmas extended hours after admitting demand is down


Part of the Extended Hours deal is that sessions that would have fallen on Bank Holidays have to be made up - those of us unwilling to accept this have had to forgo the entire payment. Please explain to me the justification for allowing the cancellation of surgeries on "normal working days" for which practices will be paid extra and which they are contracted to provide (given that NHS England is insisting that practices adhere rigidly to contracted hours in other areas this festive season).

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13 Dec 2013

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