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Funding of acupuncture sessions in general practice
  1. Charles Walker
  1. Cavendish Medical Centre, 214 Park Road North, Birkenhead (UK) L41 8BU


    A general practice acupuncture service was set up with financial support from both the local Family Health Services Authority and the Regional Health Authority. Referrals were taken from within the group practice and other local practices in a bid to reduce the referral rate to hospital clinics. This appears to have been successful.

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