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NHS 111 service to be restricted to well people

‘Ill people have the unfortunate effect of clogging up the health system, and they can really bring down the people in the call centre with their constant winging,’ said a Government spokesman.

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Posted: Jul 30th, 2013
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Accident & Emergency services to be outsourced to vets’ surgeries

highly competitive service delivery at the point of need‘It makes complete sense that when a vet is not treating Fido or Tiddles for ticks, they open their doors to patients who may have had a stroke, major trauma injury or a saucepan stuck on their head,’ said Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

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Posted: May 22nd, 2013
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New NHS 222 phone service to offer second opinions

Stung by the teething troubles the 111 line suffered immediately after launch, clinical commissioning groups have been quick to provide further support to users. From next Monday, anyone unhappy with the advice they receive from 111 can hangup and dial 222 to have the initial assessment reviewed by another trainee within a target time of four hours.

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Posted: May 7th, 2013
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