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GP trainees want to work 5.5 sessions a week in general practice

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"(Professor) Ian Cumming told delegates at the NHS Confederation conference in June that full-time equivalent (FTE) GP numbers were down because ‘Generation Y and Z and millennials are increasingly not wanting to work the same number of hours that many of the baby boomers and Generation X want to work’." Actually it is the number of hours forced onto partners to work in order to satisfy the ridiculous patient demand hoisted onto GPs by successive governments - telling patients to expect immediate access all the time, so flood with self limiting illnesses on multiple visits, and just in case, and can you do this because no-one else will, and move paid work from hospitals and GP can do for free attitude. If partners worked normal salaried sessions - the NHS would collapse in days.

Posted date

02 Aug 2017

Posted time

8:25am

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