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GP workforce shrunk over the past year in major blow to 5,000 target

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Dear Fed Up @ 12.24, Plenty of GPs just like you - I was. (FT Partner, stressed+++, snappy, never saw family etc). Used to dream of "doing something else" but it took being sued and going through a GMC disciplinary investigation to make me take the leap. Now I work PT on my terms, have claimed my (hard-earned) pension early and am re-training to develop a parallel medical career and business in the private sector (aviation). Would never go back to FT GP Partner role - I just couldn't cope and it was very difficult to admit that. Now I enjoy my life and medicine. Plan your exit and go for it. Good luck!

Posted date

25 Jan 2017

Posted time

12:50pm

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