Letters Fatigue and risk

Daily number of patient contacts as alternative measure of workload in general practice

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5770 (Published 21 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5770
  1. Gregory Warner, general practitioner
  1. Romsey SO51 0NU, UK
  1. greg.warner{at}nhs.net

I worked as a general practitioner (GP) for 29 years before taking up my current salaried post in musculoskeletal medicine. This move has allowed me to reflect on the obvious fatigue that I felt during my last years as a GP.1

I propose that the appropriate measure of workload in general practice is …

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