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GP recruitment crisis

21st October 2009

GP practices are finding it difficult to fill salaried and locum vacancies, the journal Pulse has said.

A surge in demand for GPs, combined with restricted supply, has hit the recruitment market with GPs reporting a drop in applicants of up to 90% in the past year. Some are struggling to find suitably qualified applicants for salaried posts with a series of factors behind the problem, including a lack of attractive partnership positions, a proliferation of extended-hours shifts and the rival attractions of the private sector.


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