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BMA Annual Representative Meeting: Doctors oppose plans for GPs' surgeries in supermarkets

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 29 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:14
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. Belfast

    Doctors at the annual meeting of BMA representatives in Belfast condemned suggestions that primary care health services might be provided on supermarket premises.

    The government has since denied that it might be proposing schemes where the public could get a “check-up at the checkout” as a way of boosting access to GP services. This was not contained in its health White Paper published Our Health, Our Care, Our Say: a New Direction for Community Services, published in February, said …

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