Britain's GPs are among the best paid in the western world, a major report has found.
The international study shows that family doctors now earn more than three times as much as the average employee.
GP partners typically earn more than £115,000 a year for full-time work, with most family doctors opting for part-time hours.
Despite this, the country is facing a growing shortage, with mounting concern about how NHS hospitals - already under unprecedented strain - will cope as GPs close their doors for Christmas.
Patients’ groups said the figures were “extraordinary”.
Pay has risen substantially since the introduction of a GP contract under the last Labour government, which allowed doctors to...
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