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NHS England plans to recruit 600 overseas GPs by April

NHS England plans to recruit 600 overseas GPs by April

Practices in 11 areas of England are set to benefit from NHS England plans to accelerate...

GP workforce rises by less than 1% from March to June this year
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GP workforce rises by less than 1% from March to June this year

The number of full-time equivalent (FTE) GPs working in general practice rose by...

Interview: Dr Chaand Nagpaul sets out how he plans to lead the profession

Interview: Dr Chaand Nagpaul sets out how he plans to lead the profession

The BMA's new chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul talks to GPonline about challenging the government...

Liam Farrell: A hands-on learning experience

Liam Farrell: A hands-on learning experience

The poster presentations at a conference have always seemed rather sad, like the...

Struggling GP trainees given option to extend training for up to 18 months

Struggling GP trainees given option to extend training for up to 18 months

Trainee GPs that struggle to meet required levels after the standard three years...

Email security and patient confidentiality

Email security and patient confidentiality

In the latest in our series on the GMC's new confidentiality guidance, Dr Nicola...

BMA chair will support GPs' decision in industrial action ballot

BMA chair will support GPs' decision in industrial action ballot

BMA chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul has said he would support the democratic decision of...

Most GPs support ban on prescribing OTC drugs
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Most GPs support ban on prescribing OTC drugs

Close to two thirds of GPs support a ban on prescribing drugs that are available...

A short history of the Bolam test - a keystone of medical negligence law for 60 years

A short history of the Bolam test - a keystone of medical negligence law for 60 years

Hull GP Dr Thomas Abraham looks back at the 60-year history of the Bolam test, which...

Volunteering as a GP in Nepal

Volunteering as a GP in Nepal

UK charity PHASE Worldwide aims to sustainably reduce poverty through community-based...

Contraceptive pill linked to reduced risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Contraceptive pill linked to reduced risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Taking oral contraceptive for seven or more consecutive years is linked to a 19%...

Four out of five online primary care services rated by CQC found to be unsafe
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Four out of five online primary care services rated by CQC found to be unsafe

Four in every five online primary care services rated so far have been deemed unsafe...

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