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Do we need more men in general practice?

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On a purely practical point. My old practice was run by 4 full time doctors. (Three men and one woman). It is now run by 9 doctors; 2 full time men, one salaried part time man and six part time women. Nine doctors have had to be trained, even allowing for their own contribution, at a cost of £200,000 each, instead of four for the same practice. Yet another reason why the NHS in it's present form is unsustainable and needs a completely new way of financing.

Posted date

13 Nov 2016

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9:59am

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