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GP leaders vote down proposal for struggling practices to go private


If you are going into a negotiation you want the best possible leverage. Ideally you want the other side to know it too. Look up BATNA. If conference had sanctioned the option of exloring the private service that would be likely to galvanise HMG responses. Now it seems the BMA is hogtied to the NHS hamster wheel and, again, HMG know it too and, no doubt, are laughing themselves silly. Never mind, I and many many others have and are voting with their feet and exploring the private option themselves. And I chuckle to myself that I have saved the BMA subs since they kept their powder dry in 1990 when this descent into GP hell began.

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10 Nov 2017

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