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By Sky News
According to new research, 583 surgeries have closed in the past six years as the NHS grapples with a recruitment crisis.
Almost two million patients have been affected by a huge rise in the number of GP surgeries closing down.
According to an investigation by the medical website Pulse, 138 surgeries shut down last year – compared with just 18 in 2013.