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Number of GPs continues to decline as 200 leave in three months

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I’m a mid career GP who Ieft a salaried position in january. I’m still on the performers list and so officially I guess I’m still in the work force, but I’m hardly working and plan to do the occasional Locum to pay my mortgage until I can find something else to do. I wonder what the stats would look like if it took account of GPs on the performers list who aren’t clinically active. Given the absolute personal nightmare it was to get on the performers list in the first place due to the UTTER incompetence of Capita, I suspect there are plenty out there who hedge their bets and remain on the list (out of fear of ever getting back on it) but who aren’t functioning as working GPs. I’d be very interested to hear how these numbers are arrived at. I bet they significantly underestimate the problem if it’s simply based on performers list data.

Posted date

15 Feb 2018

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2:23pm

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