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Over 200 GP practices close or merge in one year

Thursday 20th July 2017

Over 200 English GP practices closed or merged in the year ending June 2017 – yet only eight new practices opened, the latest figures from NHS Digital reveal.

The report details the number of GP practices that opened, closed or merged in England between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017.

It also provides data by region, showing that the North of England suffered the most closures/mergers, followed by the South, which also saw no new practices open over the...

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