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Primary care complex offering public and private healthcare to 30 000 opens in Somerset

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f130 (Published 08 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f130
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1BMJ

A new health complex providing primary and secondary care services to tens of thousands of patients under one roof has officially opened its doors.

The £10.5m (€12.9m; $16.9m) Frome Medical Centre, developed in a new purpose built complex in the Somerset town, will house 130 health professionals, including more than 30 GPs and a host of consultants—making it one of the biggest integrated primary care buildings in the United Kingdom.

The centre, which has been in development for more than a decade, …

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