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Safe working in general practice

A BMA report outlines proposals for GP appointments to be lengthened to 15 minutes and consultations to be limited to 25 a day to help practices cope with workload pressures.

It also considers the potential impact of locality hubs - a central facility where demand, patient lists and safe working limits would be managed for a number of local practices and suggests that GPs could benefit from the integration, collaboration and flexible employment patterns potentially on offer. More....