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General practice should move towards becoming predominantly salaried, says Burnham


There's so much that GP partners do for free. If you count the hours up you'll find the hourly rate lower than the current average salaried GP rate... So it's going to cost the NHS a lot more money to pay GPs to do all the work and attend all the meetings. The highest earning partners will take a hit but then they'll get a chance to go home at a reasonable hour and enjoy some time with the family. No more covering colleagues for emergencies. No more stress of CQC/ property maintenance. No more ordering supplies! We'd be able to concentrate on patients. No more jumping through hoops as our employer would have to negotiate changes with us.

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17 Sep 2014

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