Health Headlines: Out-of-hours, GP expenses scandal and Hospital care

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Out-of-hours - The Daily Telegraph
The Telegraph reports on GP's story that one in four NHS trusts has cut spending on out-of-hours care. Patients at risk as health trusts trim out-of-hours care. The Daily Mail, and other papers, also covered the story One in four NHS trusts slash out-of-hours care budgets.

GP expenses scandal - The Guardian
An investigation reveals potential for misuse of funds and a poll discovers 89% of general practice doctors have worries about commissioning. GPs fear NHS funding policy could trigger MPs' expenses-style scandals

Hospital care - The Scotsman
Scottish GPs should be given more say in the care their patients receive and on how NHS money is spent, a conference will hear next week. GPs 'need more say' in patient care at hospital

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