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UK medical schools need to produce more GPs, warns BMA

29 October 2014

Responding to a British Medical Journal report on the need for medical schools to recruit more GPs, Dr Richard Vautrey, Deputy Chair of the BMA's GP committee said: “As this study highlights, we are facing a serious shortfall in the number of GPs entering the medical workforce that requires urgent action to resolve.

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BMA responds to the launch of new access fund for the Prime Minister's Challenge Fund pilot programme 

29 October 2014

Dr Richard Vautrey, Deputy Chair of the BMA's GP committee said: "The BMA remains concerned that the Prime Minister's Challenge Fund is an unsustainable programme that will provide support only to a limited number of practices for a short period of time.

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NHS Health Check programme needs a full review, warns BMA 

29 October 2014

Responding to the House of Commons' Science and Technology Committee report into health screening programmes, Dr Richard Vautrey, Deputy Chair of the BMA's GP committee said: “Many GPs will share the Science and Technology committee's concerns about health screening.

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