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Doctors to discuss 'GPs de-registering patients'

Doctors will discuss the growing problem of GPs deregistering their patients to cope with the combined strains of low staff numbers and flimsy resources. The British Medical Association will debate the "critical shortage" in doctors later today.

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General Practice 'having a very hard time'

General Practice is "having a very hard time" as GPs are asked to care for more patients with limited resources, the National Secretary of the Family Doctor Association said.

Dr Simon Abrams told Good Morning Britain GPs were expected to do much more but it was "very difficult to meet these challenges without added resources".

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