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The junior doctors’ strike is not over for general practice


As someone who has recently finished GP training and as accepted a Salaried Post in a place where I finished my training I feel I can contribute a little bit to this discussion. In my practice I was allowed to choose my "study day," and the day I was allocated an on call day (I chose monday). I was not expected to do extended hours and my practice respected my decision to support the strikes. Other trainee's did not get this flexibility. They were told they were doing the friday on call, that they would be staying late on tuesday evening to do the GP surgeries extended hours surgery. They are now locuming, feeling that what they have learnt what there training is that you need to make sure you are your own boss.

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09 Dec 2017

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