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GP numbers decrease by more than 1,000 over past year


Sad truth is that male full time partners are being lost, and replaced by new GPs coming out - who are wanting to work part time at best, or sessional work or go abraod. 1 out is not being replaced by 1 in -actually 1 out needs around 2 in to replace the number of hours worked! Please don't shoot me - but with predominantly female GP trainees wanting a work life, and family balance, you are never going to get 1 out/1 in. So those 5000+ new GP and replacing the additional losses - actually needs closer to 10000 new GPs!

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22 Nov 2017

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