GP magazine 9 January 2015

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News

Exclusive: Carr-Hill formula to weight GP pay for deprivation from 2016/17

Exclusive: Carr-Hill formula to weight GP pay for deprivation from 2016/17
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NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens is understood to have made a commitment to revise GP funding to account for deprivation in time for the 2016/17 contract.

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NHS England bows to GP pressure as chief exec intervenes in funding row

NHS England is set to review its support package for practices facing MPIG cuts after...

Why GP funding should be linked to deprivation

Research by east London GPs proves funding should be tied to deprivation. Neil Roberts...

Dr Chaand Nagpaul interview: GPs are winning the battle for new funding

Turning the government's funding pledges into bricks and mortar will define 2015,...

Opinion

Liam Farrell: The CQC visit and its ability to count

Liam Farrell: The CQC visit and its ability to count
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He rode into town on a wobbly bicycle, bumping into parked cars and unwary pedestrians.

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Zara Aziz: Don't blame Mr Hunt for going to A&E

Politicians criticised health secretary Jeremy Hunt when he recently took his child...

Editorial: Devil is in the detail for GPs in 2015

As we enter 2015, hope is the feeling GPC chairman Dr Chaand Nagpaul appears to be...

Dr Maureen Baker: General practice is a key election issue

2014 was a tough year for general practice - for many GPs I've spoken to, the toughest...

Education

Red flag symptoms: Blurred vision

Red flag symptoms: Blurred vision
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It is essential to understand what the patient means by blurred vision, explains Dr Pipin Singh.

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Education

Clinical Review: Motor neurone disease

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a devastating illness causing progressive muscle paralysis...

Balancing life as a GP with appraisal and revalidation

Professor Rodger Charlton discusses the challenges GPs face in preparing for revalidation.

Practice dilemma: Should you intervene in the care of another GP's patient?

The care of a personal acquaintance may be lacking. Should you become involved?

Differential diagnoses: Conditions of the hands

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four presentations and offers clues for their diagnosis...

Management of clinical whiplash and neck pain

Physiotherapist Greg Turpin and Dr Eleanor Jansen discuss a multidisciplinary approach...

Case study: Diagnosis and management of Felty's syndrome

Dr Louise Newson discusses the treatment of a patient with a rare condition.

GP Life

Win a luxury spa break for two worth £500

Win a luxury spa break for two worth £500

Treat yourself to a relaxing weekend of pampering treatments.

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Dr Rachel Duffield Interview: The GP craftswoman

Merseyside GP registrar Dr Rachel Duffield makes Christmas decorations.

Dr Jenny Stephenson Interview: The GP historian

Sheffield GP Dr Jenny Stephenson has compiled a history of her practice.

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