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Scotland faces GP crisis

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 24 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:450
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    Doctors have warned of a crisis in general practice in Scotland after a survey of almost two thirds of the country's GPs found widespread levels of dissatisfaction. Only one in four GPs would recommend a career in general practice to today's young people.

    Increasing levels of bureaucracy and a lack of involvement in the changes being made to the health service were identified as two of the major …

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