GPs have voted to accept a new deal that will mean most practices opening for longer. But they say they are angry at the way the government handled negotiations.

More than nine out of 10 GPs polled by the British Medical Association voted for the first of two options, but 96 per cent said they were opposed to both.

See the BMA press release at www.bma.org.uk

See NHS Employers' reaction at www.nhsemployers.org