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Pharmacists to take on GP appointments

By Viktoria Yordanova

More than 20,000 pharmacists and physiotherapists will take over GP appointments in a bid to cut NHS waiting lists.

The changes aim to free up doctors to treat more patients with serious conditions, as the new staff will take responsibility of some of the 300 million GP bookings made each year. The five-year NHS plan was agreed with the British Medical Association. Continue reading Pharmacists to take on GP appointments