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Map: GP practice mergers and closures under NHS England

Dr Richard Vautrey elected chair of GPC England and UK

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GP leaders fear government 'airbrushing' of workforce failures

Federation-wide enhanced services deal boosts frequency of GP payments

GMC reveals six-point action plan to overhaul revalidation

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Exclusive: Practices serving 2.7m patients closed or merged since 2013

Exclusive: Practices serving 2.7m patients closed or merged since 2013

Almost one in 10 GP practices have closed, merged or been taken over since NHS England...

GP services among STP projects awarded a share of £325m new investment
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GP services among STP projects awarded a share of £325m new investment

Primary care hubs and urgent care GP services are among the sustainability and transformation...

GMC demands more freedom to pare down formal investigations

GMC demands more freedom to pare down formal investigations

'Clunky and outdated' legislation is holding the GMC back from paring down unnecessary...

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...