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Sunday 18 March 2018


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Bury practices amass over 35,000 online GP service users

Thursday 15th March 2018

Tens of thousands of patients across Bury, Greater Manchester are joining their GP practice’s online services.

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced on its website yesterday (14 March) that over 20,000 new patients joined the online services in 2017 alone, compared with over 5,500 in 2016.

A total of over 35,000 users opened an account to use GP digital services since it launched in 2015, the CCG said.

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