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Letters Mind the gap

Do we mind the gap?

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 21 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2933
  1. Angela M Jones, freelance general practitioner1
  1. 1Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4PD
  1. angela.jones{at}

    Hawkes describes how inequalities in health in the UK reflect inequities in society.1 I disagree that “there’s not much that health care can do about that.”

    Certain groups find it difficult to register with a GP, including people who exhibit challenging behaviour, move frequently with their work, are homeless or vulnerably housed, or are gypsies, travellers, migrants, refugees, or asylum seekers. GPs can register anyone for …

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