Most GPs would consider resigning from NHS

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 09 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1381
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Over half of the United Kingdom's 36000 GPs would consider resigning from their NHS contract if the BMA were unable to secure new and acceptable contracts and negotiating rights for all GPs.

    There was a 66% response rate in a ballot organised by the BMA's General Practitioners Committee (GPC); 86% of respondents said that they would consider resigning in April 2002 if a satisfactory outcome was not reached by then. This means that 56% of all GP principals in the United Kingdom …

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