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GPs agree new contracts

The Government and GPs have agreed a new contract. Among the changes are that over-75s will be assigned an accountable GP to ensure they receive co-ordinated care. The Health Secretary has also revealed proposals for GPs' salaries to be made public

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Hunt hails return to 'named GPs' for most vulnerable

The Health Secretary has said that new contracts which will see doctors assigned to specific patients over 75 years of age will mean a return to "named GPs" for "the most vulnerable".

Jeremy Hunt told ITV Daybreak that these patients would see "a real transformation" in services because they can "speak to their own GP same day, guaranteed".

He also said it was the "first step to reversing the disastrous changes" made to the GP contract in 2004 under the Labour government.

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