GPs vote for flexibility in out of hours work

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 02 July 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:10
  1. L Beecham

    General practitioners have voted to retain 24 hour responsibility for their patients, but they want the choice of opting out of out of hours care. They have called for any agreement to give doctors the option of how they provide out of hours cover and to protect those who want to continue providing cover as at present.

    For the past three years the annual conference of representatives of local medical committees has debated how out of hours care should be provided. Last year the …

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