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GPs buried under trusts' workload dump

More doctors become GPs in mid career

Doctors are increasingly switching mid-career to become GPs, the BMA's study of 1995 graduates has revealed.

The cohort study found 30 per cent of the 545 doctors are GPs, but only one-third are full-time principals.

Overall, doctors are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with practising medicine ­ a result of Government pressure to achieve targets and a desire for a work-life balance.

 · Recruitment crisis, page 7

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