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A tribute to the 9ers

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Excellent article. It’s not just the hours but the intensity that has changed. I think of it like entering a war zone every time I go to work. It’s flat out physical and emotional onslaught- no breaks, no lunch or at best a lunchtime meeting and then back to the front. And it’s getting worse year by year. I had to reduce my sessions as it started to affect my health. And as you said, all my partners doing CCG, education etc think that part is a doddle. No wonder most newly qualified GPs want a portfolio career - which won’t be much help to many patients. Surely the PCNs will create loads of those posts again sucking even more clinicians out of the system.

Posted date

08 May 2019

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7:44pm

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