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‘I understand why GPs feel so disenchanted’

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I seem to recall, at the last election, the Kings Fund stated that the NHS need an extra £8 bn just to deliver its current level of service. Labour and the Conservatives were promising an extra £2 bn. Only UKIP promised the full amount by diverting the £8 bn currently given to the EU and diverting that same money to the NHS. might I also note that we have a small army of doctors who used to work for the Home Office who are not allowed onto the GP List. In my youth at medical school I was taught by two GPs. One had been a Pathologist and the other a surgeon before swapping in to general practice. If we are really that short of GPs, perhaps we ought to be sensible and start accepting doctors from other specialities.

Posted date

16 Feb 2016

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12:16pm

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