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GPs lodge formal objection to housing as developer plans 300 new homes


There is a community incentive levy - but it does not specifically help the local practice. NHS England collect and administer the money on a regional level - perhaps through the CCG. They will of course elect to invest that money in the practices in the 'region' that need investment the most. I don't directly have a problem with that. But that still means that if the development is near a surgery that is not in sire need of renovation or expansion - then the residents/ patients need to be 100% aware that the service will get worse as a result of the development. And planners need to be honest with residents if they decide that is an acceptable price for the other residents to pay.

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07 Jan 2020

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