Letters GP exodus from the profession

Proportion of registered doctors leaving the UK remains consistently low

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6181 (Published 14 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6181
  1. Niall Dickson, chief executive and registrar1
  1. 1General Medical Council, London NW1 3JN, UK
  1. occe{at}gmc-uk.org

Iacobucci’s article on comments from the Royal College of General Practitioners highlights the difficulty in drawing simple conclusions from the available data.1

The General Medical Council issues certificates of good standing (CGS) on behalf of UK registered doctors to other regulators and employers to confirm that they are not subject to current fitness to …

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