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WALK-IN CENTRES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1100: tabled on 10 February 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 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 notes that A&E departments up and down the country are facing huge pressure from increased numbers of patients over the winter months with many of these patients being asked to seek alternative treatment at local pharmacies or GP surgeries instead of visiting A&E to reduce demand; recognises that one year ago a number of hospitals were forced to declare a major incident because they could not meet the demands placed on A&E services; further notes that NHS walk-in centres play a major role in reducing the numbers of patients attending A&E; and calls on the Government to actively encourage clinical commissioning groups across the country to reintroduce these much valued walk-in centres.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.