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Letters Lansley’s legacy

Keep general practice and secondary care separate

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 02 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6583
  1. John Fitton, general practitioner1
  1. 1Dryland Medical Centre, Kettering NN16 8JZ, UK
  1. fittonjohn{at}

I was dismayed by Walshe’s phrase “improving the organisation of primary care and its integration with secondary care.”1

My surgery (six full time equivalent partners, 12 500 patients) has as much wish or need to be integrated with any of our district general hospitals …

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