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Scrap “outdated” part time and full time GP classifications, says incoming RCGP chair

BMJ 2022; 379 doi: (Published 15 November 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;379:o2745
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

The classification of “part time” and “full time” GPs should be discarded as it no longer reflects the hours or intensity of work they are doing, the incoming chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has said.

In an exclusive interview with The BMJ,1 south Wales GP Kamila Hawthorne said that most GPs are working three to five 11 hour days a week on a regular basis, with many working more …

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