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GPs make practice nurse a full partner

Dr Sam Everington and his partners have made their practice nurse Linda Aldous a partner because they did not want her to leave the practice.

'Losing skilled practice nurses puts enormous pressure on GPs,' he said. 'There are so many skills in running the business there was no way we wanted to lose her.'

Ms Aldous, who has been with the east London practice for 10 years, is named in the partnership agreement, has a full share of the practice's profits and her name on the chequebook, Dr Everington added.

Would you offer partnership to practice staff?

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