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NHS 111 service concerns

Concerns have been raised over the new NHS 111 service in the region after a man from County Durham had a bad experience. Figures released today say that 92% of callers were very or fairly satisfied with their NHS 111 experience in the last year.

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NHS 111 service figures reveal 92% callers 'satisfied'

The latest figures for the NHS England's 111 service have been published today. According to the report, for the period between April 2011 to March 2013, 92% of callers were very or fairly satisfied with their NHS111 experience.

Last month, shadow health secretary Andy Burnham criticised the service, adding that it was Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's "job to find solutions".

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