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BMA annual meeting: BMA is urged to define limit to GP workload

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3537 (Published 23 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3537
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

The BMA will undertake an analysis of GPs’ workload that will define safe working limits.

Delegates at the BMA’s annual representatives meeting in Belfast on Wednesday 22 June voted unanimously for a motion saying that the analysis was needed “to preserve patient safety.” It said that “the BMA should undertake an immediate and necessary workload analysis that can define safe limits of working in general practice.”

GP Farah Jameel, who proposed the motion, said that there were no up to date data …

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