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The amount of work GPs have to do is so great is its "threatening" the future of family medicine, the BMA has warned.
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, chairman of the BMA's GP committee, said:
Over half of GPs are considering stepping down and retiring before their mid-60s because of their heavy workload, the doctor's union has warned.
The British Medical Association (BMA) quizzed 420 GPs, 54% of whom said they believed their current workload was "unsustainable".
And 55% said their morale was "low" or "very low".
The union said that general practice is facing a "workload disaster".