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Revealed: one in seven GPs turns to alcohol and drugs to cope


What I am fearing is while many will be showing empathy towards these figures about how much stress we are under, one can never prevent right wing propagandists and demagogues from spinning ruthlessly , labelling GPs as ‘unsafe’. We all know regulatory bodies like GMC and CQC had been entirely receptive to pressure from the public and media , with the ego of ‘we are the protectors of the public’ ,instead of being more facilating and supportive . The vicious cycle mechanism set up will, no doubt, crowd out even more practising GPs .

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01 Nov 2017

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