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GP training will receive more funding

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7469.762 (Published 30 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:762
  1. Kathryn Godfrey
  1. London

    The minister of state for health in England, John Hutton, promised that training for future GPs will be properly resourced. He was speaking at a GP recruitment conference held last week by the British Medical Association.


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    Health minister John Hutton promised proper resources to train GPs

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    Despite a loss of £50m ($90m; €74m) in the overall medical training budget, Mr Hutton said that he had no indication that the number of GP registrars could not be expanded as planned.

    He said, “It is definitely not part of our agenda …

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