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:Call for £20 charge to see doctor
Charging would help limit demand, the think-tank says
Patients should be charged £20 to see a GP in a bid to limit demands placed on the health service, a centre-right think-tank says.
The Social Market Foundation
said forcing people to pay a fee for an appointment could help the NHS cope in the tight financial times ahead.
"All patients have a right to free healthcare that is based on their clinical needs, not the size of their bank balance
" - Dr Chaand Nagpaul, of the British Medical Association