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Researchers say polyclinics are being located in wrong areas.
Nearly a quarter of PCTs are building a polyclinic that is unnecessary or badly needed elsewhere, say researchers.
A demographic analysis of the location of GP-led health centres found that 36 PCTs had no suitable location for a polyclinic, while 30 others would benefit from up to four centres.
The DoH is insisting that one GP-led health centre be developed in each of the 152 PCTs in England by next year.
But the researchers say locations for the new centres should have been planned in a more strategic way.
Ian Thurman, who headed the research for demographic analysis …