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Average waiting time for GP appointment increases 30% in a year


Dr Ilves - you are right. One thing seldome talked about is the amazing shot-self-in-foot of the reduced lifetime allowance to £1m which most full time GPs will hit in their early 50's. Since the NHS Pension scheme was the main reason many GPs stayed at their desks, this is a major contributor to early retirement - and there is a large cohort of GPs over the age of 55, many of whom have been working full time - will need 1.5 or 2 portfolio GPs to replace the service commitment of each of them.

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10 Jun 2016

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