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GP workload is getting worse, says BMA


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GP workload is getting worse, says BMA

There is now a large and increasing gulf between the workload demands on practices and their capacity to deliver essential services to their registered patients.

In a recent BMA survey, 74% of GPs described their workload as unmanageable or unsustainable - significantly higher than any other category of doctor.

The BMA has issued guidance to help GPs to ensure that patient care doesn’t suffer as a result.