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Minister blames 'counsel of despair' GPs for poor training uptake

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Ok let's have some positivity. I probably have the best GP experience given that I work in a fully staffed rural practice. Do I enjoy my job? Honest answer is that I do not know. Some days are good, these tend be the half days with a manageable work load. Some days are miserable with an unsafe volume. The main problem is the constant nagging fear of mistakes and external interference. I do enjoy being self employed, though of course we are not truly independent like my tradesmen friends. Would I do it again, probably not.The job has the potential to be improved but we must end the 10 minute slots, new ways to improve earning potential are needed as well as a degree of legal protection. Without this, I would advise students to steer well clear.

Posted date

02 Apr 2018

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1:23pm

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