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Smoking rates drop after introduction of plain packaging, research shows

Smoking rates drop after introduction of plain packaging, research shows
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The government could be one step closer to implementing standardised cigarette packaging...

Viewpoint: Dr Kailash Chand: The friends and family test is a political gimmick

Viewpoint: Dr Kailash Chand: The friends and family test is a political gimmick
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Every GP practice in England will have to provide monthly data on the Friends and...

Bedfordshire reflects national crisis, says Dr Mary Hawking

Bedfordshire reflects national crisis, says Dr Mary Hawking
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GPs in Dunstable, Bedfordshire have been trying to secure new premises for their...

GP friends and family test data to be published monthly from 2015

GP friends and family test data to be published monthly from 2015
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NHS England will publish data monthly on GP practices' performance in the Friends...

Viewpoint: Dr Maureen Baker on the RCGP's drive for patient-centred care

Viewpoint: Dr Maureen Baker on the RCGP's drive for patient-centred care

How can the NHS meet the needs of the rapidly increasing number of patients with...

GPs should not help patients to die, insists former RCGP chairman

GPs should not help patients to die, insists former RCGP chairman
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Doctors helping their patients to die would be wrong, a former RCGP chairman warned,...

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Liam Farrell: Hunt's private agenda on cancer care

Liam Farrell: Hunt's private agenda on cancer care

To paraphrase Basil Fawlty: 'And there was us GPs, thinking it was Jeremy Hunt's fault, when really it was our fault all the time.'

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Dr Ken Aswani interview: the CQC inspector

Dr Ken Aswani interview:  the CQC inspector

Dr Ken Aswani talks to David Millett about why he answered the CQC's call as the...

Editorial: Hunt threatens the greatest NHS asset

Editorial: Hunt threatens the greatest NHS asset

In this edition of GP, our exclusive survey results find almost half of the UK's...

Is MPIG money moving in the right direction?

Is MPIG money moving in the right direction?

GPs face chaos as £116m in MPIG funding is redistributed. Nick Bostock looks at why...

Clinical news

NICE approves wider statin use but GPs warn it could 'distort' care

NICE approves wider statin use but GPs warn it could 'distort' care

NICE has approved new guidance that will see millions more healthy people prescribed...

Inhaled corticosteroids for asthma 'affect child growth', study finds

Inhaled corticosteroids for asthma 'affect child growth', study finds
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Inhaled corticosteroid drugs for asthma may suppress child growth and should be limited...

Whooping cough vaccination for pregnant women extended

Whooping cough vaccination for pregnant women extended

The pertussis vaccination campaign for pregnant women is set to continue for a further...

Just one glass of wine a day enough to raise AF risk

Just one glass of wine a day enough to raise AF risk

Even moderate drinking may increase the risk of AF, according to research that casts...

Practice news

Exclusive: GPs reject retired CQC inspector plan

Exclusive: GPs reject retired CQC inspector plan
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More than two thirds of GPs oppose CQC plans to hire GPs who retired up to five years...

Exclusive: Recruitment crisis leaves practices facing long-term GP vacancies

Exclusive: Recruitment crisis leaves practices facing long-term GP vacancies
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A third of practices have at least one GP vacancy, and one in six of these have been...

From listed Tudor building to new £5m super surgery

From listed Tudor building to new £5m super surgery

Despite the financial climate, this Berkshire practice has built new premises fit...

Tackling the GP premises funding drought

Tackling the GP premises funding drought
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As a BMA poll reveals crumbling GP premises, Neil Roberts reports on how the profession...

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Dr Nigel Price: Why I went to France for my hip op

Dr Nigel Price:  Why I went to France for my hip op

'You're doing what?' My stunned partners exclaimed at the weekly practice meeting...

Paul Corrigan: Patient groups' responsibility to GPs

Paul Corrigan: Patient groups' responsibility to GPs

GP commissioners who try to develop new co-ordinated services will know that to gain...

Viewpoint: Medical football championships are hotting up, says Dr Paul Fourie

Viewpoint: Medical football championships are hotting up, says Dr Paul Fourie

Writing exclusively for GPonline, GP and British Medical Football Team member Dr...

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Your GP magazine preview: 21 July (LATEST) #SaveOurSurgeries

Your GP magazine preview: 21 July (LATEST) #SaveOurSurgeries
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Your next issue of GP magazine is available on 21 July and below we give you a taster...

GPC's Dr Peter Holden: 'no regrets' after losing negotiator election

GPC's Dr Peter Holden: 'no regrets' after losing negotiator election

One of the longest-serving GPC negotiators ever has said he has no regrets from his...

Longest-serving negotiator voted out in GPC elections

Longest-serving negotiator voted out in GPC elections
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The GPC's longest-serving negotiator, Dr Peter Holden, lost his position to Essex...

Your GP magazine preview: 21 July 2014

Your GP magazine preview: 21 July 2014
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Your next issue of GP magazine is available on 21 July and below we give you a taster...

Commissioning news

NHS will miss £20bn savings target, warn CCG finance leads

NHS will miss £20bn savings target, warn CCG finance leads
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Three out of five CCG finance leads believe the NHS is at risk of missing the £20bn...

NHS England to monitor effectiveness of CCGs' telehealth schemes

NHS England to monitor effectiveness of CCGs' telehealth schemes
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NHS England plans to measure the impact of telehealth and telecare services on patients'...

Rapid fall in GP out-of-hours cases behind huge rise in daytime GP work

Rapid fall in GP out-of-hours cases behind huge rise in daytime GP work
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A huge drop in GP out-of-hours cases may be contributing to soaring pressure on daytime...

Patients to control their own integrated care funding from 2015

Patients to control their own integrated care funding from 2015
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NHS England has set out plans for an integrated health and social care funding programme...


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