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Pamela Bowyer

  • CCG to recruit physician associates from USA to address GP shortages

    Pamela Bowyer's comment 03 Jun 2015 11:13am

    Salaried GP @9:49. The recruitment in Leicester City is really in crisis, mainly due to demographics of GPs and lack of appeal to many GP of working in inner city. However surrounding CCGs also in trouble. I know of several good surgeries in Leicestershire leafy suburbs with sensible partners who have had 0 applicants to recent job adverts.
    Leicester City is just the start. I don't think PAs are the answer but golden hellos haven't attracted anyone and in a few years there will be surgeries with no one left to see the patients. At least they are recognising this and trying something.