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'We are beginning to see the fruits of the GP Forward View'


Dr Madan you are clearly living in a parallel universe. The reality for most General practice is quit different. While we have skill mixed we were already doing this before GPFV we have no choice but continue this as we cannot recruit GP's because of lack of supply and cannot retain them as the global market is more attractive. I have less GP sessions now than 10 years ago in my practice and a 25% reduction in income. My practice building is antiquated and operates at at least 90% occupancy for clinical rooms so i cannot grow the service even if i wanted to. There is no way i could or would borrow additional funds to develop my buildings and the money supposedly in place from NHSE has not made it our way. We are instead looking to reduce NHS services and develop additional income streams to stabilise the practice in the longer term until we can leave and take a reduced income in another sector, emigrate or retire. The GP Forward View is an absolute failure.

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01 May 2018

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