The “VORTEX OF DOOM”

http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2015/12/31/samir-dawlatly-the-countdown-to-the-2020-gp-conundrum/

THE “VORTEX OF DOOM”

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Samir Dawlatly: The countdown to the 2020 GP conundrum

31 Dec, 15 | by BMJ

There can be no doubt that the problems facing general practice are complex and interconnected, and that the answers have proved elusive for many. GPs and the organisations that represent them have been very vocal about the obstacles hampering the ability of grassroots GPs to do their jobs safely and effectively: from increasing workload from hospitals (due to increasing patient expectations and demands) to the strain of excessive regulation. These problems and, some would argue, the way that they are discussed openly are probably contributing to the decreased recruitment and retention of GPs…………………

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