Study backs value of part-time GPs

Part-time GPs are just as committed to their job as their full-time peers, say Australian researchers who challenge a view that  only those in full-time clinical practice can provide quality patient care.

Their data suggests that doctors who choose to work part-time are doing themselves and their patients a favour because it enables them to maintain their high professional standards.

Part of the reason for this is that time away from clinical work keeps many GPs “fresh