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September 2019

September 17, 2019

The Guardian reports the lack of GPs is so acute that ministers must boost the numbers of medics who train to be family doctors to 5,000 a year, because the NHS workforce has “shrunk sharply.” This comes from chairman of the Royal College of GPs, Professor Stokes Lampard. The chair urged the government to increase the number of trainees in England from 3,500 to 5,000 as soon as possible to relieve the strain on surgeries and burnout that are pushing so many to quit.

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