More than 170 GP surgeries have closed in three years with doctors citing the increasing financial pressures of running modern day practices .

The British Medical Association says it’s worried about further closures, as demand on GPs increases; while the R oyal College of GPs says such closures can have a negative impact on patients .

An investigation by BBC Radio 5 live Daily found that 171 GP surgeries closed in England in the three years to October 2015.

Reported by the Daily Mirror. You can read the full story here. 

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