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BMA briefing: GP recruitment and retention

The BMA briefed peers ahead of a parliamentary debate on GP recruitment and retention.


Key point

  • This document highlights the worrying trend of falling numbers of Whole Time Equivalent GPs, at a time when the Government is struggling to fulfil its pledge of recruiting an additional 5000 GPs by 2020, to address extreme pressures on General Practice and ensure patients safety.


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