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The Register
Guess who gets hit hard by IR35 tax clampdown? Yep, IT contractorswill be less likely to “risk” engaging contractors, damaging their ability to d
Guess who gets hit hard by IR35 tax clampdown? Yep, IT contractors
The Register / Posted 21 hours ago
will be less likely to “risk” engaging contractors, damaging their ability to deliver vital projects. Certainly, the National Audit Office has warned that the government does not have enough skills in-house to tactical its digital... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Ombudsman expenses crisis a wake-up call, says MoJ chiefombudsman staff and were not approved by the MoJ. The previous year’s accounts
Ombudsman expenses crisis a wake-up call, says MoJ chief
Law Society Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
ombudsman staff and were not approved by the MoJ. The previous year’s accounts had been qualified on the basis of what the National Audit Office called ‘irregular expenditure’ totalling £22,300. Heaton said the complaints-handler had been treated... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brexit is a 'tidal wave' that means cuts are needed to major projectsby Theresa May's government, the official public spending watchdog has warned.
Brexit is a 'tidal wave' that means cuts are needed to major projects
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
by Theresa May's government, the official public spending watchdog has warned. Sir Amyas Morse, the auditor general of the National Audit Office, warned schemes such as the restoration of the Palace of Westminster, a third runway at Heathrow and... Read more
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SKY News
EDF To Consider Hinkley Go-Ahead Next Weekproduced at Hinkley - a deal which could see top-up payments to the company for
EDF To Consider Hinkley Go-Ahead Next Week
SKY News / Posted yesterday
produced at Hinkley - a deal which could see top-up payments to the company for the payments rise to £30bn according to the National Audit Office. The cost of building the plant - which is also backed by Chinese investor CGN - was estimated last... Read more
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Times of Malta
‘Insulting’ offer to GPs for psychiatric visits€10 fee, saying this was based on what private GPs charged on average for consu
‘Insulting’ offer to GPs for psychiatric visits
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
€10 fee, saying this was based on what private GPs charged on average for consultations. Such fees had been reported by the National Audit Office in its recent performance audit as being between €9.26 and €9.49 per consultation, it said. Dr... Read more
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BBC News
Hinkley Point 'still worth the cost' as price tag soarsHammond's vow came despite the rising potential cost to the government of the e
Hinkley Point 'still worth the cost' as price tag soars
BBC News / Posted yesterday
Hammond's vow came despite the rising potential cost to the government of the electricity it will produce, according to the National Audit Office. He said Hinkley was vital to a strong economy and still worth the cost. The new power station was... Read more
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BBC News
Hinkley Point expected to 'get go-ahead'energy prices have fallen since the price was agreed, leaving the government to
Hinkley Point expected to 'get go-ahead'
BBC News / Posted yesterday
energy prices have fallen since the price was agreed, leaving the government to make up the difference. The UK's National Audit Office estimated future top-up payments would rise from £6.1bn to £29.7bn over the length of the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Hunt told off as NHS raids £950m to plug spending black holeequipment to plug funding black holes as trusts ran up a £2.45billion deficit,
Jeremy Hunt told off as NHS raids £950m to plug spending black hole
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
equipment to plug funding black holes as trusts ran up a £2.45billion deficit, it emerged today. Spending watchdog the National Audit Office rapped Jeremy Hunt’s department for using the cash to meet the “short-term goal of meeting day-to-day... Read more
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guardian-series
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
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Harrow Times
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
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This is West Country
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Gazette News
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Bolton News
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Wandsworth Guardian
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Hampshire Chronicle
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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This is Oxfordshire
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Lancashire Telegraph
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Northern Echo
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfalland one-off accountancy measures to create a veneer of financial balance which
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
and one-off accountancy measures to create a veneer of financial balance which is not reflected in anyone's reality. As the National Audit Office has pointed out, these efforts have focused on the short-term Whitehall aim of balancing the budget... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Kingston Guardian
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Oxford Mail
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Streatham Guardian
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Bury Times
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Gazette
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfallfailed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which e
Health chiefs blame 'admin error' for failure to declare £417m NI windfall
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
failed to declare to the Treasury that they had received a pot of money which enabled them to balance their books, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. The department said an "administrative error" meant it failed to declare £417 million... Read more
19 related stories
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire GP hits out at move to remove patients who do not visit surgery for five years « Shropshire Starof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices.” A
Shropshire GP hits out at move to remove patients who do not visit surgery for five years « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices.” An NHS England spokeswoman said: “The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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Times of Malta
Auditor rejects call for addenda to Gaffarena expropriations reportallegations were “misguided” and the business cards had been ordered 10 days af
Auditor rejects call for addenda to Gaffarena expropriations report
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
allegations were “misguided” and the business cards had been ordered 10 days after her appointment. He said the allegations made by Dr Falzon against the National Audit Office hurt its credibility and he expressed his “unreserved disappoin... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This massive welfare delay is yet another blow to Iain Duncan Smith's legacyadmitted ended up with 'no value'. Part of today's delay was a nine-month cont
This massive welfare delay is yet another blow to Iain Duncan Smith's legacy
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
admitted ended up with 'no value'. Part of today's delay was a nine-month contingency period, introduced after the National Audit Office and Commons Public Accounts Committee attacked the scheme for not having one. The other three months'... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Decision to scrap CCS competition could add £30bn to UK carbon targetsand is also likely to delay deployment of the technology until 2030, according
Decision to scrap CCS competition could add £30bn to UK carbon targets
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 3 days ago
and is also likely to delay deployment of the technology until 2030, according to a report today (20 July) released by the National Audit Office (NAO). The report suggested that the Treasury failed to optimise the opportunity to encourage... Read more
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express
Healthy patients could be AXED from GP surgeries in NHS bid to cut costsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Healthy patients could be AXED from GP surgeries in NHS bid to cut costs
express / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Patients who do not visit GP for 5 years face axeof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices.” A
Patients who do not visit GP for 5 years face axe
Wakefield Today / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices.” An NHS England spokeswoman said: “The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Not visited the doctor for five years? You’re going to lose your GPof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices.” A
Not visited the doctor for five years? You’re going to lose your GP
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices.” An NHS England spokeswoman said: “The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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The News and Star
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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Times of Malta
Useful idiotscorruption. The NCFHE is, on the evidence, a member of a shrinking club of well
Useful idiots
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
corruption. The NCFHE is, on the evidence, a member of a shrinking club of well-functioning institutions that include the National Audit Office and the Ombudsman. Whether the government is pleased about that is another matter.” Aquilina has made... Read more
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SKY News
Patients Face Surgery Axe After Five Yearsbut that, if it insisted on proceeding, it needed to do so "with extreme cautio
Patients Face Surgery Axe After Five Years
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
but that, if it insisted on proceeding, it needed to do so "with extreme caution". An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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BBC News
Green Deal cost £17,000 per household, says NAOflagship energy-saving programme - cost taxpayers £17,000 for each home that wa
Green Deal cost £17,000 per household, says NAO
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
flagship energy-saving programme - cost taxpayers £17,000 for each home that was improved, a watchdog has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) concluded that "the Green Deal has not therefore been value for money". Under the scheme,... Read more
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Harrow Times
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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Gazette News
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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This is West Country
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
27 related stories
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Bolton News
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
27 related stories
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
27 related stories
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Wandsworth Guardian
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
27 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
27 related stories
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Hampshire Chronicle
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
27 related stories
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Northern Echo
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
27 related stories
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Kingston Guardian
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five yearsof core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." A
Patients face surgery axe if they do not see their GP for five years
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
of core funding disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable practices." An NHS England spokeswoman said: "The National Audit Office and House of Commons Public Accounts Committee have all drawn attention to the need to ensure accurate... Read more
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