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BMA annual meeting: Unmanageable workload is pushing GPs to go part time, GP leader warns

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3506 (Published 23 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3506
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
  1. arimmer{at}bmj.com

An unmanageable workload in general practice is pushing GPs to work part time, the BMA’s GP committee leader has warned.

Speaking at the BMA’s annual representatives meeting in Belfast on Wednesday 22 June, Chaand Nagpaul warned that GPs were struggling under increased workforce pressures.

“Unmanageable workload is fuelling GPs turning to part time work, with one in five intending to reduce clinical sessions further,” he said. “Making the job …

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