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Is private practice losing its appeal?

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 04 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4446
  1. Kathy Oxtoby, freelance journalist
  1. 1London, UK
  1. kathyoxtoby{at}


Some doctors used to supplement their NHS income in private practice, but pressure on this sector means that some are finding it a less attractive option, reports Kathy Oxtoby


  • Competing interests: None declared.

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