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Half of GPs willing to resign NHS contracts in protest at state of general practice


I was a senior a GP principal in an inner city practice for 27 years and the work got to such an unsustainable level together with financial losses DIRECTLY as as a result of a cut back in fees and inability to recruit partners that I decide to retire and adjust to a life in the slow lane. I guess, initially o felt confused as to whether I had done the right thing because I loved my job especially the teaching side of it. I went through a period of prolonged uncertainty but I was one of the lucky ones who could retire at 55 as I had I major financial obligations. A year has passed since I stopped full time general practice and my life could not be any better. I wogldNEVER go back to this nightmarish life and feel blessed that I got a way out. I sincerely hope that pother colleague n my situation will have the courage to do he same

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10 Dec 2015

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