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400 potential new GPs trapped in MRCGP limbo as GP leaders call for reform

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It beggars belief that the government would rather that our patients had an appointment with a paramedic or a physicians' assistant than by using the talents of this group of GPs who, for whatever reason, are failing the CSA. I would rather see as a patient someone who has passed finals after a 5-6 year course, done house jobs and 3-4 years more training than a physicians assistant who has done some sort of science degree and two years training. These people must be welcomed - perhaps as staff grade GPs where they must work under supervision. But don't waste their skills, talents and enthusiasms.

Posted date

12 Jul 2016

Posted time

11:11am

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