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General practice should move towards becoming predominantly salaried, says Burnham


So all the primary care problems will be solved by being salaried not partners? Who would have thought that the answer was so easy? Aren't we all fools for not seeing it, right in front of our noses? Or maybe it is Mr Burnham who is the fool. Do you really think that whether a GP is a partner or salaried makes the difference Mr Burnham? Well let me confirm that you are right! A partner does quite a lot more work than salaried in my experience, so your great plan, Mr Burnham, will see less work done by the same number of doctors. Genius!! Of course the real reason behind this puerile scheme is not to improve patient care but to find a scapegoat for the NHS's deep problems caused by politicians, and GP Partners.

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17 Sep 2014

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