GP surgeries in Radcillfe in Greater Manchester will be the first in the North West to trial opening during evenings and weekends.
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced £50m of funding so GPs can help relieve pressure on A&E departments. Patients here will get the new service in a few weeks.
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