Surgeries will lose one in four patients26th August 2008
The Conservative Party's health spokesman Andrew Lansley has said that GP practices which are close to the new polyclinics will lose "up to a quarter" of their patients.
Labour's health minister Ann Keen called Mr Lansley's statement "nonsense". The Tories later withdrew the statement after it emerged that the calculations used to back up Mr Lansley's remarks were not correct.
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Title: Surgeries will lose one in four patients
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7977
Date Added: 26th Aug 2008