Read all our Choosing General Practice entries

Read all our Choosing General Practice entries

The entries to our Choosing General Practice essay-writing competition by GPs-to-be are gathered together below for you to be a judge - and let us know what you think.

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Choosing General Practice shortlist to be revealed on 16 March

Choosing General Practice shortlist to be revealed on 16 March

Almost 40 GPs-to-be have written essays explaining why they are Choosing General Practice in our latest competition.

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Viewpoint: Why I'm Choosing General Practice: Laura Horne

Viewpoint: Why I'm Choosing General Practice: Laura Horne

As a third year medical student, I look towards my future career with uncertainty. When I tell this to my friends who are studying biology or history at university, they look at me with a puzzled expression and ask: 'How an Earth can you be uncertain? ...You're going to be a doctor!'

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Viewpoint: Why I'm Choosing General Practice: Bethan Robinson

Viewpoint: Why I'm Choosing General Practice: Bethan Robinson

When people used to ask me 'What sort of doctor to you want to be?', I used to reply 'I'm not really sure, but I guess I'll figure it out during medical school where I can try a bit of everything.'

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Viewpoint: Why I'm Choosing General Practice: Kush Patel

Viewpoint: Why I'm Choosing General Practice: Kush Patel
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At around five feet and nine inches, Thomas had been one of the slighter members of my tutor group since I started medical school.

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GP magazine launches Choosing General Practice competition for trainee doctors

GP magazine launches Choosing General Practice competition for trainee doctors

GP magazine is launching an essay-writing competition for UK medical students to explain why they want to become GPs.

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Dr Maureen Baker: Choosing General Practice reflections

Dr Maureen Baker: Choosing General Practice reflections
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The college's focus this year will be the three Rs - recruit, retain, return - to secure a GP workforce fit for patients now and in the future.

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