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Nuns back campaign to save local GP

by Rebecca Paveley

AN ENCLOSED order of Roman Catholic nuns has joined a campaign on behalf of a doctor locked out of his surgery after an internal dis­pute.

Nuns of the Order of the Visita­tion, at the Monastery of the Visitation, Waldron, in East Sussex, have posted a message on a Facebook page that was set up by campaigners for the reinstatement of Dr Jim Oliver, a GP at their local medical practice in Uckfield.

The Sisters’ message reads: “We have had Dr Jim ...

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