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I can’t be the fall guy any more


Phil - I retired aged 60 a year ago after 30 years as a GP and 8 in hospital. I loved it and it was my life but it became all consuming to the detriment of any other activity at all. I was slightly worried I might miss it and get depressed, but I have had the best 14 months of my life since I was a student. From the first day I have never looked back and don't miss it a jot. In fact I have a huge sense of relief and freedom tinged with huge sympathy for everyone struggling on. It isn't possible to practice high quality caring family medicine any more. Look after yourself and get home to your family. Enjoy yourself - there is life after General Practice!

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31 May 2015

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