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GPs should give reasons for removing patients from lists

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 15 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1309
  1. Annabel Ferriman, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

General practitioners in Great Britain should not be allowed to remove patients from their lists without giving reasons for so doing to the health authority or without the authority's permission, a report from the select committee on public administration said this week.

The committee, which was commenting on the annual report of the health service ombudsman, said …

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