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Whose access problem?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1874 (Published 01 April 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1874
  1. Trefor J Roscoe, GP principal1
  1. 1Sothall Medical Centre, Sheffield S20 5JX
  1. trefor{at}nhs.net

    Hawkes assumes a problem of access to general practitioners but does not present any evidence for it.1 There is evidence that most people are satisfied, as the government’s surveys show, pointed out by the BMA.2

    This idea has been promulgated by the media and has lead to the concept that general practice is failing. My …

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