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

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The overwhelming difference between now and the mid-sixties (when GPs achieved a good deal by submitting undated resignations) is that a significant number of doctors no longer own their surgery building. Many partners are 'middle men' in lease arrangements between NHS England and a private property company. Depending on how the lease is set up, resignation could mean rapid bankruptcy for these doctors. They have us by the 'short and curlies'.

Posted date

10 Dec 2015

Posted time

11:44am

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