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One polyclinic per PCT is 'flawed'

23rd September 2008

Demographic analyst firm CACI have said that the government's plan for one polyclinic for every primary care trust is "flawed".

CACI's study supports the view of the King’s Fund that polyclinics should be situated within areas which have good transport links, so patients can easily reach them. Ian Thurman, CACI’s head of location planning, said: ‘Our study...takes an England-wide approach and avoids the scenario where piecemeal polyclinics develop in an inefficient and overlapping network."

 

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Article Information

Title: One polyclinic per PCT is 'flawed'
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 8477
Date Added: 23rd Sep 2008

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