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NHS England to fund 22,000 practice staff to support GPs


Reporting figures across England of 22,000 extra staff sounds impressive, but works out on average as an extra 2.75 per practice. I'd rather have another GP, as more efficient than the 2.75. Introducing these numbers over the next 5 years is unlikely to compensate for the existing short fall or the numbers of GPs expected to leave over this period. Nothing in this to entice GPs who are considering retiring in the next couple of years, to linger on.

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31 Jan 2019

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