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Parts of new Scottish GP contract could benefit English colleagues, say GPs

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 09 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1148
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The GP contract in England should incorporate elements of the new Scottish GP contract, members of the profession have said.

In January GPs in Scotland voted by a large majority to accept a new contract.1 However, a group of GPs in Scotland resigned from the BMA in protest at the contract, which they said would have a “devastating” effect on patients in rural areas.2

The new Scottish contract …

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