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Contract will not solve GP workload crisis...

10 October 2014, GP Online

Senior GPs have warned the 2015/16 GP contract will do little to address soaring GP workload, despite a QOF freeze and enhanced service funding moving into core pay.

Wessex LMCs chief executive Dr Nigel Watson said although changes in the deal were welcome, ‘it doesn’t address problems we are facing at the moment around workload’.

‘The current workforce and structures don’t work with the demand we are facing,’ he warned.

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