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Some GPs are working over 80 hours per week, health secretary reveals


Dear oncehadavocation, while it might be easier to choose how many days or sessions you work as a GP, the survey may well reflect the current state of the job. To quote a previous post from another GP on here... 'I am incapable of doing more than 6 sessions a week without major ramifications on what little sense of wellbeing I have remaining but these 3 full days are pretty much 11-11.5 hours long which is not too far from full time. I have made a few lifestyle changes to fit in with the lowered income; Aldi own-brand vodka, street prostitutes and roll-ups instead of Dom Perignon, high class escorts and Peter Stuyvesant King Size. Such is life.....(/s).' 3 days at close to 40 hrs as a salaried GP may yield

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10 Apr 2018

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