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NHS: Look after elderly people to ease pressure on A&E

The Patients Association says it has "deep concerns" about GP provision over Christmas and New Year.

In most areas, practices will close for at least 4 days - and in Scotland, there will be two four-day weekends in a row.

The NHS says there are alternatives available so people do not need to go to A&E.

Adam Brimelow reports.

  • 23 Dec 2014
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