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Should NHS Doctors charge for patient appointments?

Lloyd Price

As a growing number of practices struggle to survive on overstretched resources, the issue regarding how future funding will be obtained has been pushed to the forefront of NHS concerns. A survey conducted by online general practice magazine, Pulse found that over 50% of GPs would welcome appointment fees as a way to make their workload more manageable. Opponents to the new proposals suggest this could be the case if practices start charging per appointment.