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A third of GPs are considering retirement, BMA survey finds

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2037 (Published 15 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2037
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 1BMJ Careers

A third of GPs in the United Kingdom are considering retiring from general practice in the next five years, a survey of the profession has found.

The survey of GPs, carried out by ICM Unlimited on behalf of the BMA, received 15 560 responses from across the UK. It found that just over a third of GPs (34%) were considering retiring from general practice in the next five years. …

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