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Third of GP trainee positions remain unfilled across the UK following first round of recruitment


There is an insidious pressure on younger doctors to avoid general practice, which after 30+ years I still believe to be the most interesting and satisfying speciality in medicine (give or take paperwork, over-regulation and political pressures). Until medical schools start promoting the only general physicians for all ages (the geriatricians do a good job for the over 65s), we may be on a loser. It makes a mockery of all the over-promising of the political parties for more doctors. Or was that a "pledge"?.......

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01 Apr 2015

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