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Two thirds of GP trainees have no plan to work full time after qualifying, survey finds

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 03 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6793
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Less than a third of GP trainees plan to work full time in general practice the year after they qualify, a survey carried out by the King’s Fund has found.

The healthcare think tank surveyed 840 GP trainees in England.1 It found that just 27% intended to work full time (seven or more sessions a week) in general practice one year after qualifying, and only 5% thought they might do so 10 years after qualifying.

Just over two fifths (41%) said …

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