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Exclusive: GP access pilots secure top-up funding worth millions of pounds

Exclusive: GP access pilots secure top-up funding worth millions of pounds

Challenge Fund GP access pilots have received guarantees of top-up funding worth millions of pounds and assurances of financial support beyond 2014/15, GP magazine has learnt.

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GPs fear diagnostics meltdown as industrial action looms

GPs fear diagnostics meltdown as industrial action looms

17 April 2014

More than 100 GP practices could be unable to request blood tests later this month after staff at one of the UK's largest hospitals threatened industrial action.

 
 
GPs urged to offer greater choice of contraception

GPs urged to offer greater choice of contraception

17 April 2014

GPs have been urged to improve patient access to and choice of contraception, particularly long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs), under new standards welcomed by GPSIs.

 
 
GP contract in 2014/15 to benefit average practice by just £114

GP contract in 2014/15 to benefit average practice by just £114

15 April 2014

GP practices could benefit by just £114 on average from the 2014/15 contract after NHS England refused to agree an increase in the value of QOF points.

 
 
GP access boost for 7.5m patients as DH reveals Challenge Fund pilots

GP access boost for 7.5m patients as DH reveals Challenge Fund pilots

14 April 2014

More than 7.5m people across England will have increased access to GPs, as the DH revealed winning bids for the prime minister's £50m Challenge Fund pilot programme.

 
 
#WeekInReview - 17 April: Practices threatened with closure, get your arse to the doctors and #bowelcancer

#WeekInReview - 17 April: Practices threatened with closure, get your arse to the doctors and #bowelcancer

17 April 2014

A glance back over this week's primary care news, opinion, top tweets and best gaffes.

 
 
Viewpoint: RCGP and BAPIO must improve CSA together, says Dr Kailash Chand

Viewpoint: RCGP and BAPIO must improve CSA together, says Dr Kailash Chand

11 April 2014

Writing for GPonline.com in a personal capacity, BMA deputy chairman Dr Kailash Chand reflects on the findings of this week's judicial review into the fairness of CSA tests.

 
 

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Red flag symptoms - Unintended weight loss

Red flag symptoms - Unintended weight loss

Identify unintentional weight loss, advises Dr Pipin Singh

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Dr Maureen Baker: Key role for GPs in youth mental health

Dr Maureen Baker: Key role for GPs in youth mental health

Children and young people are as likely as adults to become ill - and they can become mentally ill, just as they can become physically ill.

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QOF domains and points for 2014/15 External website

17 April 2014

The latest information on domains, payments and prevalence.

 
 
Have you reached your tipping point?

Have you reached your tipping point? External website

15 April 2014

According to Oxford Dictionaries, a 'tipping point' is the point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes sufficiently significant to cause a larger, more important change.

 
 
Have your say on changes to the CQC's regulatory model for general practice

Have your say on changes to the CQC's regulatory model for general practice External website

15 April 2014

A draft GP and GP out-of-hours inspection handbook is out for consultation between April and June 2014.

 
 
View a sample report from our free GMS Financial Forecast service 2014/21

View a sample report from our free GMS Financial Forecast service 2014/21 External website

10 April 2014

You can now view a sample copy of the in-depth report we provide to all practices in England who request a free GMS Financial Forecast 2014/21 from Medeconomics.

 
 
 


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