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Figures show widening shortfall in GP training with 20% of places unfilled


We, BMA, GPC warned of this a few years ago. Someone got nailed for suggesting that the workforce would also be affected by part time work, portfolio work, women naturally wanting career breaks. We, BMA and GPC were so lame getting the issues across that we come to the point no one wants the training places, no one wants the job (especially full time.) It was cheaper and politically less damaging not to do anything that might help GPs as we had been successfully painted as lazy over paid underworked- the exact opposite of where we are now. I blame HMG, Andy Burnham, Andrew Lansley, Hunt, the Daily wail and ourselves. At least in that we are all in it together.

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01 Jul 2015

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