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PROPOSED STRATEGIC SMALL SURGERIES FUND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 67: tabled on 02 June 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises that the funding formula for general practice surgeries disadvantages small rural practices, such as those in Coniston and Hawkshead, where Coniston surgery faces a drop in funding of £25,000 over seven years; notes that this loss in funding may result in these surgeries being forced to close; further notes that these practices are vital to the communities they serve, particularly in large rural areas; and therefore calls on the Government and NHS England to create a strategic small surgeries fund which would make up the shortfall that small rural surgeries face, enabling them to continue to provide vital health services to the rural communities, residents and visitors they serve.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.