Plans for seven-day service and 5,000 GPs 'impossible' as fifth of trainee posts unfilled

Plans to recruit an extra 5,000 GPs by 2020 and to roll out seven-day practice opening are 'undeliverable', the GPC has warned, as official figures revealed that one in five GP trainee places for 2015 are unfilled.

by David Millett
Dr Chaand Nagpaul: warning over depth of GP recruitment crisis (Photo: Pete Hill)
Dr Chaand Nagpaul: warning over depth of GP recruitment crisis (Photo: Pete Hill)

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