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​HEE pledges £10 million to help trainee doctors return to work


Guys and Gals... Great news !! Professor Ian Cumming has saved General Practice. The future is bright. Record breaking number of doctors entering GP specialty training Record breaking number of doctors entering GP specialty training 27 November 2017 Figures released by Health Education England (HEE) today show the highest ever number of people entering GP training in NHS history. This year’s figure of 3157 establishes a new record for the number of GP starters, beating what was the previous record set last year by 138. Professor Ian Cumming, Chief Executive, Health Education England said: This year’s figure of 3157 is yet another record and is a testament to all of the hard work that has gone into this priority area. It is great news for the NHS and also great news for patients who will benefit from our continued investment in GP training through a wide range of initiatives and programmes to keep the training numbers growing year on year. But despite what has been another record-breaking year we know that more still needs to be done. We will continue to develop initiatives such as our general practice marketing campaign, now in its third year, to help raise awareness of general practice as a career of choice and its unique selling points as a specialty. Thank goodness. Well done HEE. I thought all was lost.

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