Call for GP training to be extended to four years

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 19 May 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2461
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

All general practice training schemes starting within the next 12 months should be at least four years in length and include a minimum of 24 months spent within general practice to help tackle the workforce crisis, local GP leaders have said.

A motion passed at the annual conference of local medical committees (LMCs) also called for all foundation programmes starting in the next year to include a dedicated general practice …

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