When the new NHS GP contract effectively released GP co-operatives from the duties of providing out-of-hours services in 2004, most co-operatives dispersed rapidly.
From this, social enterprises have emerged from the ashes of GP co-operatives after the 2004 contract and are offering out-of hours services. Also, social enterprises are looked on favorably by commissioners than the co-operatives.
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