Extended hours cash cut by a third

Iocobucci, Gareth
March 2011
Pulse;3/16/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p3
The article reports on the warning of general practitioners (GPs) that they may stop providing extended opening hours after the government cut the payment per patient for the directed enhanced services (DES) by more than a third for medical practices in Great Britain.


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