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Opposing the GP contract imposition was a gamble. Was it worth it?

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This was inevitable. We have a monopoly employer who can do what he wants. Buckman is a general without an army - when was the last time the profession actually stood together? There was no contest. Having been in practice for 25 yrs I have no doubt that this is yet another nail in the coffin for patient centred primary care. The cornerstone of general practice is being eroded . Patients will suffer, and not even realise. On the positive side if we are lucky there will be another recruitment crisis, the DH will then make it more attractive again - and so the circle continues.

Posted date

19 Mar 2013

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9:51pm

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