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Merging practices into larger centres could increase A&E visits, finds study


Common sense prevails. This has not proved anything more than what we all know deep down . But it simply demonstrates how much more NHS needs ‘adequate’ numbers of general practices scattered through districts . Scaling up the size of surgeries stifling resources to smaller practices , is purely an economical ideology, which might bring short term financial gain . But on long term , it is a totally short-sighted and shallow concept . I totally understand why colleagues went merging themselves into bigger practices for survival. Bottom line is the successive governments are unforgivable simply by creating a hostile environment for all of us (GPs)

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08 Feb 2019

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