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Over one third of GPs 'may retire' within five years, warns BMA


consider the following; 1. seven day working 12 hours a day 2. 48 hour access 3. same day access for over 75' 4. named GP for every patient 5. movement of secondary care services to primary care 6. end of independent practice 7. salaried profession i.e. controlled 8. increasing demands by Quangos moving goalposts at will 9. GMC willing to take an even harder line, multiple jeopardy etc 10. drive to reduce referrals and prescribing in the face of litigation for the slightest mistake. 11. more and more demand etc etc etc The point is - if you think things are bad now - you ain't seen nothing yet and when things start to get worse that 'one third' may change to 50% then 70%...

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15 Apr 2015

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