Deacon seeks views on Scottish NHS Direct plan

Scottish health minister Susan Deacon has launched formal consultation on introducing a '24hour health and care advice line' to Scotland, which does not have NHS Direct. It will offer health and advice, build links between out-of-hours services and 'provide an improved, more appropriate response to 999 callers who do not ...

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