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Releasing time in practice: learning from success

Workload pressure is causing GPs to retire early or leave the profession. The resulting shortages mean higher workload for those left behind, making it harder to attract newly qualified doctors into the profession and creating a vicious circle from which many practices are struggling to escape.

Renewed efforts in training and education and new investment for general practice may pay off in the long term, but what can crisis-riven practices do now?

This event on 16 May in Birmingham presents case studies from practices that were losing GPs and struggling to survive, but have managed to turn a corner by restructuring, investing in training of existing staff and adding new roles to the workforce.