£250,000 extra to fund locum GPs and nurses in Essex

17th May 2014 by NASGP

Practices across Essex will receive an additional £250,000 on top of £150,000 already received to boost their local workforce by hiring freelance GPs and nurses. Essex is particularly at risk from a GP recruitment crisis due to being surrounded either by sea, London and the Cambridge area. Although this money has now been pledged by Health Education England, what’s not clear is where these GPs and nurses are actually going to come from. Read more in this exclusive article from Pulse.

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