Five thousand patients at a surgery in Kent have been told the centre is to close.
The Folkestone East Family Practice says it's struggling to recruit new GPs and will shut in November. The move has angered patients who say they've been left in limbo.
NHS managers say they're trying to make alternative arrangements for patients.
Sandra Cannadine, patient:
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