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Queen's speech failed to recognise NHS crisis, warns BMA

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NHS officials U-turn over 'crass' premises funding cuts

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Number of GP practices drops by more than 650 in four years

Northern Ireland GPs agree cuts to non-core services as crisis deepens

GP recruitment is rising and more on track to hit target levels, says HEE

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GP workforce crisis should concern hospitals as much as CCGs, warns NHS chief

GP workforce crisis should concern hospitals as much as CCGs, warns NHS chief

The chief executive of NHS England has told hospital trust leaders they should be...

GPs recognised in 2017 Queen's birthday honours list

GPs recognised in 2017 Queen's birthday honours list

GPs, primary care education experts and NHS officials were among those to pick up...

Exclusive: Partners earn less than salaried GPs at hundreds of 'zombie' practices
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Exclusive: Partners earn less than salaried GPs at hundreds of 'zombie' practices

Partners at around one in five GP practices now earn less than the standard rate...

Practice opinion

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The vital role of general practice in times of tragedy

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The vital role of general practice in times of tragedy

The emergency services are rightly praised for their response to recent tragic events,...

Dr Zara Aziz: In this election we need to ask 'who will do right by the NHS?'

Dr Zara Aziz: In this election we need to ask 'who will do right by the NHS?'

We seem to be standing on a precipice: as election day draws near it still feels...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Why seven-day opening is not the best use of GPs' time

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Why seven-day opening is not the best use of GPs' time

'Measuring a fish by its ability to climb trees creates an unhappy fish' is something...

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Video: GPs should not fear the rise of 'super partnerships'

Video: GPs should not fear the rise of 'super partnerships'

GPs should not be fearful of joining super partnerships because the new organisations...

Download Medeconomics' Guide to Practice Mergers by signing up for a free trial

Download Medeconomics' Guide to Practice Mergers by signing up for a free trial

If your practice is planning a merger, Medeconomics' Guide to Practice Mergers is...

GP Podcast: Can physician associates and skill mix ease the GP workforce crisis?

GP Podcast: Can physician associates and skill mix ease the GP workforce crisis?

GP Podcast was invited to visit the Allum Medical Centre in Waltham Forest, north...

Exclusive: GPs are ditching partnership roles to start locum careers
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Exclusive: GPs are ditching partnership roles to start locum careers

GPs are continuing to abandon partnership roles in favour of locum work, a survey...

Map: How have GP practices across England fared in CQC inspections?
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Map: How have GP practices across England fared in CQC inspections?

CQC inspections have found that the vast majority of practices in England are providing...

Exclusive: Third of GPs say private fees income has fallen in past 12 months

Exclusive: Third of GPs say private fees income has fallen in past 12 months

Nearly one in three GPs say income from private and professional fees has dropped...