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Medical schools 'should have funding linked to producing GPs'

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right after 2004 contract there was a surge of interest in General Practice - why? it was simply a decent contract with investment. it's not rocket science. after being betrayed by the state the clock has been turned back to pre-2004 but this time there is no trust and no money. In short there is no way anything is going to improve. It can only get worse. The example of Chorley Hospital will be the new norm with departments shutting due to lack of staff. You can blame who you like - medical schools, hospitals, managers - it won't matter. Who will willingly want to be a GP dealing with such demand, litigation, stress, rising risk and falling rewards. Getting lunch is a perk of the job now - that's how bad it is. Would you want your family member to be a GP? You'd be better off on the dole.

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14 Apr 2016

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9:12pm

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