Walk-in centres remain crucial to an effective NHS

The NHS chief doctor is expected to say that walk-in centres are crucial to the overall health of the system, although nearly a quarter have closed since 2010. ITV News Science and Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty reports:

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1/4 of NHS walk-in centres close

Almost a quarter of NHS walk-in centres have shut their doors over the last three years, putting patients at risk and "increasing health inequalities", according to a NHS regulator. Monitor found 53 of the 238 walk-in centres had closed since 2010.