GP recruitment and retention: a qualitative analysis of doctors' comments about training for and working in general practice.

@article{Evans2002GPRA,
  title={GP recruitment and retention: a qualitative analysis of doctors' comments about training for and working in general practice.},
  author={Julie B Evans and Trevor William Lambert and Michael J. Goldacre},
  journal={Occasional paper},
  year={2002},
  volume={83},
  pages={iii-vi, 1-33}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS General practice in the UK is experiencing difficulty with medical staff recruitment and retention, with reduced numbers choosing careers in general practice or entering principalships, and increases in less-than-full-time working, career breaks, early retirement and locum employment. Information is scarce about the reasons for these changes and factors that could increase recruitment and retention. The UK Medical Careers Research Group (UKMCRG) regularly surveys cohorts of… CONTINUE READING