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Ministers must halt “surreal obsession” with seven day opening, GP leader says

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 21 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2801
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 1BMJ Careers

The UK government faces a “catastrophe” in the GP workforce, with a third of GPs set to retire in the next five years at a time when the profession is struggling to recruit new GPs, the chair of the BMA’s General Practitioners Committee has warned.

Speaking at the BMA’s conference of local medical committees, Chaand Nagpaul called on the government to act now to save general practice. …

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