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Scottish contract on a knife edge as GPs split 50:50 on new direction

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They are only guaranteeing that we won't lose out on the global sum but other income streams are being cut and expenses (eg staff superann) continue to rise year on year. Pay stability is a misnomer.As senior partner I am now taking home significantly less than our registrar. Unless there is a dramatic turnaround, retiral seems to be the sensible option. I feel desperately sorry for my younger colleagues who took on partnerships in good faith. If you think the government here supports Primary Care then think again. Sadly I fully expect the profession to vote for the new contract as we don't do confrontation.

Posted date

30 Nov 2017

Posted time

5:18pm

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