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Letters How to increase GP numbers

Increasing GP numbers is not that simple

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 26 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6968
  1. Simon R Thornton, academic clinical fellow in primary care1
  1. 1University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
  1. thorntonsimon{at}

The lack of primary care representation on the Medical Schools Council and medical school websites is interesting.1 However, this is just one aspect of a complex problem and does not explain, for example, the variation between medical schools in …

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