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GPs' undocumented work has increased substantially

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 16 February 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:428
  1. Sandra J Taylor (, general practitioner principal
  1. Dereham, Norfolk NR19 2EN

    EDITOR—Thinking about my own practice (five doctors, rural market town), I can understand how Florin and Gillam's conclusion that there is no clear evidence that the workload of general practitioners has increased recently can come about.1 Over the past 15 years our list size has remained fairly constant and our home visits and the number of people we have seen have been about the same each year. But we have given up overnight work (the “night visit” rate had increased from one or …

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