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Agencies need to work together on general practitioner staffing

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7127.307 (Published 24 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:307
  1. Mary Leigh, Chairmana
  1. a Medical Practices Committee, London SE1 6EF

    Editor—The general findings of the paper by Taylor and Leese on the recruitment of general practitioners1 are in accord with those of the Medical Practices Committee's pilot study of recruitment to partnership vacancies of 1994 and its recruitment surveys of 1995 and 1996.2 3 Over the past three years these studies have shown a progressive difficulty in recruiting good quality general practitioners, an observation reflected in the recent increase in requests to the committee for extension of time to find a partner. …

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