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Under the doctor

[5 Nov 2014] Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, seems to have been struck down with an acute case of jargonitis. Using radio interviews to announce an inquiry into the shortage of general practitioners (GPs), he said certain parts of the country were ‘significantly underdoctored’.

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