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'Variations' in out-of-hours GP service

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Yesterday, Health Secretary Andy Burnham told the Today programme that out of hours care offered by GPs is "unacceptable" in some areas, and that the government was trying to improve the service. about the out of hours GP service.

The King's Fund, the health service think-tank, has set up an inquiry into the quality of general practise in England. Dr Nick Goodwin who is heading the report comments on the quality of GP out of hours services.

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