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Pay GPs the same as hospitals to train medical students, says royal college

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: (Published 10 July 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3039
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has written to the health secretary to demand an end to the inequality between the way that GP undergraduate training placements and hospital training placements are funded.

Helen Stokes-Lampard, chair of college, called for GP practices to get the same funding as hospitals for hosting medical students as part of their training.

The college said that …

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