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GP practices set for £1m emergency assistance fund from NHS board

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The problems appear to be much the same in Scotland as in England - and it might appear that the Scottish NHS is having equal difficulties in, first, recognising that there *is* a problem and second in finding a solution. I agree : a £1m emergency fund (spread over how many years?) won't solve a chronic problem which is due to lack of GPs prepared to enter into partnerships (or even, it seems, to be locums) combined with ever-increasing populations and workload. Pulse, please keep us updated on this one: what will this fund be spent on - and will it be announced, and then raided for all sorts of things in addition to supporting struggling practices - as the fund announced by Jeremy Hunt has been in England?

Posted date

12 Aug 2015

Posted time

4:46pm

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