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2363621989_05f9e21683_b.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xGovernment urged to act to relieve strain on surgeries and burnout among doctors

The NHS’s lack of GP's is so acute that ministers must boost the number of medics who train to be family doctors to a record 5,000 a year, the head of the profession is demanding.

The unprecedented rise in the number of GP trainees is needed urgently because the workforce has shrunk so sharply and waiting times for appointments have become so long, said Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard.


The Guardian



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