Who will do out-of-hours work when GPs opt out

Hugh, Steve
October 2002
Pulse;10/21/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 40, p32
Discusses the provision of the British Department of Health's labor contract for general practice (GP) physicians that allows GP doctors to opt out of working out-of-hours. Medical workers and organizations designated to provide health care services during out-of-hours; Need for a coordinator of out-of-hours health care.


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