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Thursday 18 January 2018


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Two 2,000-patient GP practices set to close for being ‘too small’

Thursday 11th January 2018

Two GP surgeries will close at the end of February because they are ‘too small’ to stay open, a CCG has decided.

The decision followed NHS East Lancashire CCG's review of the APMS contract held by provider East Lancashire Medical Services (ELMS).

It will result in the closure of Horsfield Surgery in Colne and Eagle Surgery in Accrington, East Lancashire, each of which has around 2,000 patients on their lists.

ELMS continues to run two larger GP...

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