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The Department of Health is responsible for out-of-hours care, not GPs


When I started in the NHS, I did 80 hour weekends in 1:2 rotas, 168 hour weeks in hospital and in General Practice. Now. I do 10 to 13 hour days excluding meetings and medical reading. Why are they picking on and bashing us ? We are not lazy. Our take home pay per consultation is about £ 3.00. We are not over paid. But, since the papers, the Govt and ? the public think so, let us all leave and resign from the NHS. Let us be like the other professionals and charge them at the door - whatever our market value might be. End of story.

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25 May 2013

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