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DH 'told workforce review to ignore GP numbers'


Ivan whilst I agree that you are entitled to your opinion, and that opinion is welcome here, I disagree with your interpretation. This report is not a "great start" as you have suggested. It is simply the govt trying to sidestep the headline generating, public perception damaging problem of GP recruitment. It is a start, but the whole situation could be avoided if primary care was treated with some respect. Unfortunately that feeling is not felt throughout the country. Greater Manchester has not fared particularly well, with this year's recruitment less than 70% across the deanery. Furthermore, your primary care "standards" seems to be only adding further tickboxes, replacing the awful LES and DES already in place. Yes we are thinking negatively. However this is not unexpected and until there is understanding from CCG/govt level, there won't be any enthusiasm or cooperation from ground floor level.

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03 Aug 2015

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