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NHS England plans to recruit 600 overseas GPs by April

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

BMA chair will support GPs' decision in industrial action ballot

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

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

Latest GP practice

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...

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...

Exclusive: Partners expect local enhanced services income to fall in 2017/18

Exclusive: Partners expect local enhanced services income to fall in 2017/18

Two thirds of GP partners say income from local enhanced services (LESs) will fall...

Practice opinion

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The ongoing debate about charging for GP appointments

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The ongoing debate about charging for GP appointments

There was a story doing the rounds on social media last week about a GP practice...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Video consultations are not the best use of our time

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Video consultations are not the best use of our time

I know part of what we do as generalists means that we want to do everything that...

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,...

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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...