The BMA has written to over 42,000 GPs urging them to stand together to defend general practice.

In the letter BMA GP committee chair Dr Hamish Meldrum said the profession was under threat from local deficits, encroachment from the private sector and political criticism of doctors.

The BMA has written to over 42,000 GPs urging them to stand together to defend general practice.

In the letter BMA GP committee chair Dr Hamish Meldrum said the profession was under threat from local deficits, encroachment from the private sector and political criticism of doctors.