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GP cooperatives in Scotland benefit patients and doctors

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7165.1035b (Published 17 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1035
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    An independent inquiry into out of hours services of family doctors in Scotland has concluded that the introduction of GP cooperatives has been a positive development that is benefiting both patients and doctors.

    The working group that drew up the report, however, has expressed some concern about the treatment of children and difficulties faced by some patients in arranging their own transport to travel to emergency centres. Improvements are being …

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