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GP indemnity hikes could force me out of the job I love


headlines... i suspect the headline is clickbate. are you really giving up GPing because of the indemnity fees or because its not the job you thought it was and its getting worse on all accounts (i dont disagree). i suspect the headline should be - person finds being a GP not to his liking so looks to retrain else where so he has a better life. the point im trying to make is i think its far too easy to blame one thing. if they suddenly gave us free indemnity would we all be happy campers? i dont think so. ok reducing indemnity fees might be part of the solution but its not just that.. its all too easy to reduce complex issues around why GPing is crap to if only they paid the indemnity. perhaps thats how our leaders think it will be solved.. i doubt it and it gives the polictians a easy way out. they give us cheaper indemnity then say well we gave you what you wanted why are you still complaining.. or worse they give that but only against another tick box. rising demands, rising expectations and poor workforce planning are the problems. im not even sure right now there are any solutions.

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08 Sep 2017

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