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GP vacancy rates rocket with one in six roles unfilled

Monday 9th July 2018

GP vacancy rates are at the highest level ever recorded, with one in six positions currently unfilled, a major Pulse survey has revealed.
 
Our sister publication Pulse's annual vacancy survey of 658 GPs found that 15.3% of GP positions are currently empty, up from 12.2% last year, and 11.7% in 2016.
 
It also showed that the recruitment issues were concentrated on certain practices, with two-thirds of the vacancies reported at practices where there were...