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NHS admits GPs 'consistently exceeded capacity' last winter despite extra funds


It is our own fault. Our Independent! Contract has no limits. How can we complain about workloads which have no upper limit definitions? If we defined safe working,then we can complain about excessive workloads and winter pressures. What is winter pressure, when we have no definition of what normal should be? The Contract is outdated and needs rewritten. Otherwise GPs will continue to leave. As I have pointed out before, in NI our profit has fallen from £ 80 to £60 with an increase in consultation rate from 2.7 to 6.6 per patient year. If you can get out please do. These figures tell you why.

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16 Sep 2018

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