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Develop new roles to retain senior GPs, says partnership review

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l224 (Published 15 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l224
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

GPs considering early retirement should be able to take on different roles that allow them to work in primary care without the pressure of delivering clinical care, a government commissioned review has said.

The review of the GP partnership model, led by Wessex Local Medical Committee chief executive Nigel Watson, published its final report on Tuesday.1 Among its key recommendations, the report called for the number of GPs working both in practices and in roles that support primary care to be increased.

While the interim report recommended a primary care fellowship …

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