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Nearly a third of GPs say they will quit within five years

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saying and doing are two different things. I've lost count on how many 'red lines' have been crossed and how often people have stated 'this is the final nail in the coffin' but yet the same system carries on. The job now is just about survival - you hope you don't make a bad error and hope you can make it to retirement or a career change. There have been opportunities for change but at every turn, we back down or bottle it. The pattern has been the following for the last few years; 1. people will moan 2. the government will come up with a shiny superficial policy with no clinical merit 3. the RCGP, BMA will back it once it says 'good for patients' 4. demand will increase 5. supply will decrease 6. absolutely nothing changes 7. back to 1 I think the Lion King called it the circle of life

Posted date

03 Dec 2018

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10:19am

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