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‘It is with a heavy heart that I leave' - why the unrelieved pressure is pushing GPs to quit

1 day ago   |   By The Guardian

An overburdened workforce has little hope the Tory pledge of 6,000 extra UK family doctors will happen any time soon Concern has been growing for years that GPs are burning out, and sometimes dropping out, in the face of increasingly heavy and complex workloads that many have described as being already unsustainable, if not impossible. In a tweet in September Dr Laura Mount, a GP in Warrington, offered an insight into just how relentlessly busy family doctors were day in, day out, in a way that few other staff in either the public or private sector experienced.
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