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Get medical advice as soon as possible

File photo dated 16/03/07 of a man having his blood pressure taken. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday October 24, 2011. Seven out of 10 GPs in England are concerned about conflicts of interest resulting from the Government's NHS reforms, according to a new study. The report found that three quarters of family doctors do not agree with proposals to link practice income to the performance of their commissioning group, while 85% do not believe that practice boundaries should be abolished. Some 68% are concerned about the impact the Health and Social Care Bill could have on the patient-doctor relationship, while 69% are worried about their proposed role as both the commissioners and providers of care. More than 40% of GPs took part in the research, which was commissioned by the BMA  See PA story HEALTH Doctors. Photo credit should read: Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

File photo dated 16/03/07 of a man having his blood pressure taken. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday October 24, 2011. Seven out of 10 GPs in England are concerned about conflicts of interest resulting from the Government's NHS reforms, according to a new study. The report found that three quarters of family doctors do not agree with proposals to link practice income to the performance of their commissioning group, while 85% do not believe that practice boundaries should be abolished. Some 68% are concerned about the impact the Health and Social Care Bill could have on the patient-doctor relationship, while 69% are worried about their proposed role as both the commissioners and providers of care. More than 40% of GPs took part in the research, which was commissioned by the BMA See PA story HEALTH Doctors. Photo credit should read: Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

People in Northumberland are being encouraged to seek medical advice early and not store up health problems.

‘The earlier, the better’ is aimed at nipping health problems in the bud and reducing unnecessary stays in hospital.

 

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