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Bureaucracy is forcing GPs to quit under “euphemism of early retirement”

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2466 (Published 08 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2466
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 1BMJ Careers

Bureaucracy is forcing GPs to leave the profession under the “euphemism of early retirement,” a leading academic has said.

Speaking at the Royal College of General Practitioners’ City Health conference in London on Friday 1 May, Trish Greenhalgh, a professor at the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, said that too many experienced doctors were leaving the profession.

“We need to stem …

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