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Most trainee GPs aim to be part-timers

 

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Most trainee GPs aim to be part-timers

A minority of GPs in training expect to work full-time in general practice, according to a survey of 218 trainees by the King’s Fund.

Many respondents intend to have “portfolio careers”, spending part of the working week on clinical work in general practice with the rest of the time spent on other work. The most commonly cited reason for not wishing to pursue full-time clinical work in general practice is the “intensity of the working day”. More....