The Health Select Committee's report on last summer's Darzi review warned that not every PCT would benefit from a new centre.
In contrast to many of Lord Darzi's other proposals, the DoH failed to pilot the centres. In London, five pilots are on the way, but no-one has been hired to evaluate them.
This could 'waste taxpayers' money and be grossly inefficient', the report warns.
RCGP president Professor Steve Field said: 'Investment should be targeted at the needs of patients and is best carried out in consultation with local people and local GPs.'
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