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Extended hours resistance breaks

14th May 2008

A number of Primary Care Trusts across England are already forcing GP practices to sign up for extended hours.

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A survey of 50 PCTs by GP magazine Pulse claimed that 10 months ahead of the deadline set by ministers, half have begun signing up practices to extended hours and 50% of practices in those areas have agreed to open at evenings and weekends. In some areas, 87% of practices are already offering extended hours. Meanwhile, LMCs report varying degrees of success in their attempts to strike local enhanced service deals.

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Article Information

Title: Extended hours resistance breaks
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 6756
Date Added: 14th May 2008



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