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Medical schools 'should have funding linked to producing GPs'


There exists a widely held view, valid or not, the general practise is for the thickies who made it into medical school and survived to graduate. Why should any right-thinking medical school believe that directing more of its intake down this sorry path would be seen as a positive reflection upon its own capabilities and standards? We live in muddled times where its felt that GPs need to be taught resilience to continue under adverse conditions without addressing the underlying causes. A bit like instructing the POWs who built the Burma railway to employ proper lifting techniques to keep their backs healthy.

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14 Apr 2016

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