Reducing patient-facing hours

There may be more part-time GPs than ever before but that doesn’t mean they are sidestepping their duties, a BMJ editorial argues.

The commentary comes after recent finger-pointing headlines in the UK stating that millennial GPs are shunning full-time work in droves and shirking their responsibilities.

There is now a question mark over the data fuelling these articles.

The BMJ points to a 2016 report that highlights case studies of staff at four general practices in England.

It found few GPs across the board were doing patient-facing work full-time. This was true of both