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Why are so many GPs under 50 leaving the profession?


... a turd on a silver platter garnished with all the trimmings is still a turd. Being a GP in the UK is an utterly miserable job and a very poor career choice. If you are under 50 and cannot emigrate it is fare better emotionally and financially to locum or explore private sector options. Funnily enough other professional sectors (including banking and finance) seem to rate a medical degree very highly. MB BS has a lot of professional capital for a medic wishing to switch to a new career. The private sector or occupational health are both rewarding options for NHS GPs wishing to switch. THe DoH may like to think that the over 35s and under 50s are stuck with NHS general practice but will probably find we have other options... shame but that's life.

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03 Feb 2016

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