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PM's seven-day GP pilot drastically reduces Sunday opening amid 'frequently empty' appointments


The scheme was highlighted as a success by NHS England earlier this year, when a spokesperson told Pulse that ‘in Watford, the local patient survey reports that 16% of patients would have accessed A&E or out-of-hours provision if the extended hours service wasn’t open’. Clearly this does not even approach the lowest classes of evidence for clinical study.

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26 May 2015

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