This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

Read the latest issue online

CAMHS won't see you now

medical students are a

Dr Jenny Lebus will no longer be pulling out all the stops to persuade parents to bring their children in for vaccinations.

Dr Lebus, a GP in Putney, south-west London, said the new pay calculations had left her practice well short of the higher target, removing the incentive to chase parents.

'It's phone calls and messages. It's all time and if we are always going to be missing the target by so much anyway then we won't bother,' she said. Dr Lebus predicted her practice would lose £8,000 a year under the new rule.

She said not being able to reach the higher target had left her demotivated. 'If you are one or two short of hitting that magic number then you don't mind making a couple of phone calls, but if your figures are so far below the target then what's the point?'

Rate this article 

Click to rate

  • 1 star out of 5
  • 2 stars out of 5
  • 3 stars out of 5
  • 4 stars out of 5
  • 5 stars out of 5

0 out of 5 stars

Have your say