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It is time for the BMA to ballot GPs on mass resignation


This Contract is not a Contract, as defined with IMPOSED in it. MPIG, Pensions et al tell us that the DOH just reneges on its agreements at will. Furthermore, here is the Minister stating that ' If you GPs do not accept this Contract on offer, I will impose a worse one' and he DID. That is BULLYING and we just lie back and take it. I have been in your shoes in the BMA, Una. It is so hard to get this lot to change their spots. Do you not hear them at the ARMs - 'Our NHS and we will accept anything to keep it '. Even 50% pay cuts, bankruptcies of it members imposed Contracts, bullying etc and not do anything. It is NOT our NHS. We only Contract to it. If the Contract is untenable as it has been for a few years, we have to resign. But, alas, we behave like spineless minnows that hide from the light. I will be supporting you at the ARM. Perhaps this time is right as practices face bankruptcy. Imagine seeing 40 + patients a day and still going bankrupt !!!! The system is ruptured. A new one is called for.

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10 May 2014

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