Health secretary Patricia Hewitt has launched a government drive this morning to find non-NHS organisations to provide GPs and practice nurses in towns and cities with the fewest family doctors.

Ms Hewitt also discussed the role new providers can play in providing services such as pharmacies.

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Health secretary Patricia Hewitt has launched a government drive this morning to find non-NHS organisations to provide GPs and practice nurses in towns and cities with the fewest family doctors.

Ms Hewitt also discussed the role new providers can play in providing services such as pharmacies.

Read more here