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‘Ghost list’ purge: NHS removing people from surgery registers

‘Ghost list’ purge: NHS removing people from surgery registers if they have not seen a doctor for six months

By Mail On Sunday Reporter

Thousands of patients face being removed from GP practices if they have not seen their doctor for six months.

After this time, if they fail to respond to two warning letters, their names will be removed from the surgery register.

NHS managers say they want to ensure lists are accurate and up to date.

But GPs claim many patients will be struck off without reason and then forced to re-register when they need to see a doctor.

VALUABLE service for families with disabled children has been thrown a lifeline thanks to a government grant.

Parents of disabled are thrown a lifeline
Calderdale parents and carers council gets cash.

Published on Sun Mar 06 12:00:26 GMT 2011

A VALUABLE service for families with disabled children has been thrown a lifeline thanks to a government grant.

Calderdale Parents’ and Carers’ Council, based at Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre, Halifax, has been awarded £21,640 from the Department of Health’s Financial Assistance Fund, which supports charities who would not otherwise have survived to the end of the financial year.

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