GPs will consider “mass resignation” if government ignores crisisBMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i646 (Published 02 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i646
- Matthew Limb
GPs have threatened to consider mass resignations from NHS contracts to make sure that the government delivers a “rescue package” for general practice.
The BMA’s General Practitioners Committee will ask GPs’ views about submitting undated resignations if a bailout plan isn’t proposed within six months.
The move was supported by local medical committee (LMC) representatives after a debate at a special BMA conference in London on 30 January.
GPs could also be balloted on the work they would stop doing—to reduce workload and ensure safe and sustainable care—under a motion approved by the conference.
The General Practitioners Committee would also …