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  • G&A

    general and acute

  • GCP

    good clinical practice

  • GDC

    General Dental Council

  • GDS

    general dental services

  • GIC

    Gender Identity Clinic

  • GMB

    British trade union

  • GMC

    General Medical Council

  • GMS

    general medical services

  • GO

    Government Office (of the English Regions)

  • GOC

    General Optical Council

  • GOS

    general ophthalmic services

  • GOSH

    Great Ormond Street Hospital

  • GP

    general practitioner

  • GPC

    (BMA) General Practitioners Committee

  • GPES

    General Practice Extraction Service

  • GPhC

    General Pharmaceutical Council

  • GPS

    government procurement services

  • GPSI or GPwSI

    general practitioner with a special interest

  • GPSoC

    GP systems of choice


    General Practice Vocational Training Scheme

  • GSCC

    General Social Care Council

  • GTAC

    Gene Therapy Advisory Committee

  • GTN

    (UK) Genetic Testing Network

  • GWC

    General Whitley Council

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At a time when the NHS is struggling with a perfect storm of workforce challenges, Dr Crystal Oldman CBE hopes Health Education England’s forthcoming workforce strategy will be one that attracts people back into nursing.

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