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Mowat: Practices across England to be reformed into 'super-hubs'

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Health minister, David Mowat, who is responsible for general practice, has said that the current 7,500 GP practices in England could be compacted into just 1,500 ‘super-hubs’.

‘We are finding that it is working better’ for GP practices are made into hubs with lists of 35,000-40,000 patients, he said during a Westminster Hall debate last week, and that therefore the Government will be 'migrating over a period of time' towards that model.

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