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Back to the future – why I came out of retirement to be a GP again


I admire your determination and dedication. So very well done. However if the NHS is serious about attracting returning GPs this must change. Enforcing them to pass MCQs and then carry out a long unpaid supervision intended for GPs initially training is farcical and completely disrespectful to your years of experience. The fact that you say you only just passed the practical proves the testing procedure itself is bullshit and not fit for purpose. A 2-4 week intensive refresher course would be plenty. It is hard to believe we are so desperately short of GPs.

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25 Nov 2017

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