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Significant rise in students starting medical school seen for first time in years


The students may come in, but by foundation and certainly afterwards a large chunk of those graduated are lost to the UK, as they leave, emigrate, retrain, start a family, or simply choose not to work full time. We are loosing full time male GP's and replacements are not wanting/willing or able to work more than part time at most, will a small minority full time. Replacing 1 Full time male retiring GP - needs 2 or occasionally 3 medical students proceeding to, and then completing GP training. 1 in is NOT 1 out. Those planning need to face the realities of modern lifestyle choices, political interference and excessive workloads and expectations that everything can be shifted into general practice.

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23 Sep 2018

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