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Rural and deprived area GPs quit the BMA over new Scottish contract

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Dr Alan McDevitt, chair of Scotland’s GP Committee said the new GP contract was given ‘clear backing by the profession’. Now there's a politician, not a doctor. Let's remind ourselves that the ballot saw the new Scottish GP contract backed by 71.5% of participating GPs, while 28.5% were opposed. However, only 39% of eligible GPs voted. Not a mandate then was it? Now we will see more and more rural GPs handing their contract back. Enjoy the implosion urban Scottish GPs.

Posted date

22 Feb 2018

Posted time

6:02pm

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