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GPs struggle to cope with 21% rise in requests to verify work capability since January

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1.14 Usually don't answer troll comments but here we go. Yes pay can be cut and in fact GP earnings have been dropping for a while now. There is however a limit to this (which was kind of the point of the article) at which point you start cutting services. In many regions it has now become pretty difficult to hire new GPs - we can't get locums for example. As usual this all boils down to the government asking more for less. You only have to open a paper to day to see how that has been working out in the NHS.

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17 Jul 2013

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2:41pm

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