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Out-of-area patient registration could spark funding chaos, GPs warn

Out-of-area patient registration could spark funding chaos, GPs warn
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Plans to allow an estimated 200,000 people to register with practices outside the...

Why GPs need better access to diagnostic cancer scans

Why GPs need better access to diagnostic cancer scans

GPs across England are being denied access to cancer scans for their patients. David...

Dr Sarah Wollaston Interview: A different kind of politician

Dr Sarah Wollaston Interview: A different kind of politician

Dr Sarah Wollaston belongs to a new breed of politician, aiming to take the tribalism...

GPs urged to refer thousands more patients in updated NICE cancer guidance

GPs urged to refer thousands more patients in updated NICE cancer guidance

GPs are being urged to refer patients with less-obvious cancer symptoms as NICE lowers...

Senior MP calls for second home tax to protect GP services

Senior MP calls for second home tax to protect GP services

A senior Liberal Democrat has called on the government to impose a tax on second...

Your GP magazine preview - 24 November (LATEST) GPs denied cancer scans, CQC fury & macular survey

Your GP magazine preview - 24 November (LATEST) GPs denied cancer scans, CQC fury & macular survey

Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 24 November and below is a taster...

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Liam Farrell: It's not you, it's me. Er, no, it's you

Liam Farrell: It's not you, it's me. Er, no, it's you

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Editorial: CCGs must commission GP scan access

Editorial: CCGs must commission GP scan access

One of the greatest strengths of general practice is its gatekeeper role, allowing...

Dr Brian Balmer interview: Putting the GPC on the front foot

Dr Brian Balmer interview: Putting the GPC on the front foot

The GPC's newest negotiator, Dr Brian Balmer, talks to David Millett.

Where do GPs fit into NHS England's plans?

Where do GPs fit into NHS England's plans?
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NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has promised a 'new deal' for GPs, but...

Clinical news

Fat discovery could lead to diabetes treatment

Fat discovery could lead to diabetes treatment

Drugs to promote glucose uptake by brown fat could help treat type 2 diabetes, according...

Macular Society surveys GPs on Charles Bonnet syndrome

Macular Society surveys GPs on Charles Bonnet syndrome

GPs are invited to take part in a survey conducted by GP on behalf of the Macular...

Overuse of anticoagulants raises dementia risk in AF patients

Overuse of anticoagulants raises dementia risk in AF patients

Long-term overtreatment with anticoagulants combined with antiplatelet therapy to...

Offer chlamydia checks to all under-25s, GPs told

Offer chlamydia checks to all under-25s, GPs told
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GPs should offer chlamydia screening to any sexually active patient less than 25...

Practice news

Exclusive: GPs split on displaying CQC rating in practices

Exclusive: GPs split on displaying CQC rating in practices

GPs are divided on government proposals for practices to display their CQC ratings...

CQC 'disappointed' after fury over practice risk ranking

CQC 'disappointed' after fury over practice risk ranking
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The CQC has said it is disappointed by the reaction to its publication of practice...

One in 10 trainee doctors bullied or undermined by colleagues

One in 10 trainee doctors bullied or undermined by colleagues

Up to 8% of doctors in training have experienced bullying behaviour, while 14% say...

GP fury as CQC ranks practices without inspecting them

GP fury as CQC ranks practices without inspecting them
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GPs have reacted with fury to the CQC's decision to publish data ranking practices...

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Zara Aziz: Farewell, preconceived medical ideas

Zara Aziz: Farewell, preconceived medical ideas

The telephone call came late in the afternoon, after I'd already had a very long...

Viewpoint: Dr Kailash Chand: CQC figures revealing poor practices are misleading

Viewpoint: Dr Kailash Chand: CQC figures revealing poor practices are misleading

The CQC figures revealing the poor quality of one in six surgeries are at best misleading...

Dr Kailash Chand: NHS five-year view is jam tomorrow

Dr Kailash Chand: NHS five-year view is jam tomorrow

At first glance, this pledge from NHS England appears to be just what one would have...

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Your GP magazine preview - 24 November: Exclusive Wollaston & GP donkey rescuer

Your GP magazine preview - 24 November: Exclusive Wollaston & GP donkey rescuer

Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 24 November and below we give you...

GP whose father was killed by German locum 'sickened' by court ruling

GP whose father was killed by German locum 'sickened' by court ruling

A West Midlands GP has been left 'sickened and angry' after a court ordered his brother...

Your GP magazine preview - 10 November (LATEST): GP registration exclusive, FGM and GP clown

Your GP magazine preview - 10 November (LATEST): GP registration exclusive, FGM and GP clown

Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 10 November and below we give you...

Exclusive: BMA deputy chairman wins Cameron promise at Asian awards

Exclusive: BMA deputy chairman wins Cameron promise at Asian awards

BMA deputy chairman Dr Kailash Chand won a promise from prime minister David Cameron...

Commissioning news

£25m GP share of winter pressure fund 'not enough'

£25m GP share of winter pressure fund 'not enough'
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Around £25m of an NHS winter pressures funding package announced by the DH will be...

Health secretary to set out £10bn NHS savings plan

Health secretary to set out £10bn NHS savings plan
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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt will today set out measures to deliver up to £10bn in...

CCGs handed power to remove GP contracts

CCGs handed power to remove GP contracts
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CCGs will be handed powers to shut down practices under new co-commissioning arrangements.

Health and wellbeing boards 'should not run NHS commissioning'

Health and wellbeing boards 'should not run NHS commissioning'

Health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) are too often dominated by local councils and...


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