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Practice closures 'not always a problem', NHS England says


How does NHSE explain ‘in the context of local provision’ when it comes to isolated rural communities. Does this mean that patients will have to travel unacceptable distances to access care in the future. One of the great successes of the NHS was an equal geographical distribution of doctors across the country. Rural practice payments were swallowed up in MPIG and now these small practices will gradually be strangled out of existence. Access to care is a basic human right within the declaration of human rights (Article)

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17 Jul 2014

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