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PM's seven-day access drive extended to 1,400 more GP practices

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Typically the PM spoke about the subject of 7 days opening in his party spring forum typically in Manchester . BBC analysis was a fair one: Analysis By Ben Wright, BBC political correspondent This spring forum is about fighting back against Labour on the NHS. Polls show a clear, large consistent lead for Ed Miliband's party on the NHS. It is the foundation stone of Labour's campaign. But the Conservatives are desperate to chip away at it with promises of protected real-terms increases in funding and an extra £2bn a year. The Conservatives are committing to providing full weekend hospital care in England - in line with the NHS's own five-year plan. The big question of course is, "Where will the money come from?", but this is about politics. This is an attempt to try to neutralise the NHS and enable the Conservatives to return to what they want to be talking about - the economy. Yes. It is about politics.....

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29 Mar 2015

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9:34am

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