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Jeremy Hunt considers barring walk-in patients from A&E

NHS England denies plans to pilot controversial idea, but critics say report reveals depths of crisis facing health service The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has floated the idea of stopping walk-in patients from attending hospital emergency departments in an attempt to head off a winter crisis in the health service. NHS England has denied it plans to pilot an idea that would require patients to consult their GP or NHS 111 before being allowed to go to A&E.
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