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New Zealand GPs divide over contracts

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7017.1387 (Published 25 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1387
  1. CARMEL WILLIAMS, Doctor
  1. New Zealand

    The New Zealand Medical Association is facing desertion by up to 1000 of its general practitioner members. The situation is the result of deep division among doctors over the introduction of general practice contracts. The association is now considering allowing a second group of general practitioners to form under its umbrella to represent members who choose not to work under general practice contracts. The fear is that, if the association does not accommodate these doctors, they could leave the General Practitioners Association, which is …

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