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Government claims on GP workforce not true, says Burnham

Government claims on GP workforce not true, says Burnham
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The Labour party has accused the government of misusing statistics in claims about...

Studies suggest possible future treatments to reverse Parkinson's

Studies suggest possible future treatments to reverse Parkinson's

Scientists have found 'vital new evidence' towards halting the progression of Parkinson's...

LMC hits out as GP elderly care funds handed to hospital

LMC hits out as GP elderly care funds handed to hospital

Funding meant to help GPs improve care for patients aged over 75 has been used by...

Integrate GP contracts with social care, NHS Alliance report suggests

Integrate GP contracts with social care, NHS Alliance report suggests
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GP contracts could be integrated with other primary, community and social care services...

Docman software centrally funded to cut practice costs and admin time

Docman software centrally funded to cut practice costs and admin time

A software tool used by thousands of GPs is to be centrally funded across England,...

GP mass exodus warning as Welsh Tories consider extended access

GP mass exodus warning as Welsh Tories consider extended access

GP leaders in Wales have warned of a 'mass exodus' from the profession after Welsh...

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Editorial: BMA and RCGP split over GPs' future

Editorial: BMA and RCGP split over GPs' future

It's hard to imagine a busier fortnight in general practice to reflect on. This issue...

Dr Richard Roope interview: GPs could widen role in cancer care

Dr Richard Roope interview: GPs could widen role in cancer care
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RCGP cancer lead Dr Richard Roope tells Stephen Robinson why GPs could soon be playing...

GPs at heart of election battle

GPs at heart of election battle

Party conference pledges show general practice will be a key election battleground,...

Clinical news

Ebola advice from NHS 111 must be 100% accurate, warns GPC

Ebola advice from NHS 111 must be 100% accurate, warns GPC

Advice given to potential Ebola patients by NHS 111 must be '100% correct' if the...

GPs need support to tackle lung cancer, warns RCGP

GPs need support to tackle lung cancer, warns RCGP
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General practice needs investment and better access to technology to drive up early...

Fragmented primary care undermining GP efforts to cut antibiotic use

Fragmented primary care undermining GP efforts to cut antibiotic use

The fragmentation of primary care is undermining GPs' efforts to cut antibiotic prescribing...

GP prescribing of antibiotics fell 3.5% in 2013

GP prescribing of antibiotics fell 3.5% in 2013
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Antibiotic prescribing in general practice fell by 3.5% in 2013, but prescribing...

Practice news

Darzi call for £1bn GP premises investment in London must be matched across England

Darzi call for £1bn GP premises investment in London must be matched across England

GP leaders have urged the government to back a call for a £1bn investment in London's...

Future GPs need resilience training to avoid burnout

Future GPs need resilience training to avoid burnout
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GP trainees should receive structured courses on resilience to prepare them for the...

CQC plans 9% fee increase for GP practices

CQC plans 9% fee increase for GP practices

The CQC intends to hike up fees for GP practices by 9% in order to help cover the...

Save £188 a month from birth to put child through medical school, GPs warned

Save £188 a month from birth to put child through medical school, GPs warned

GPs who want their child to follow them into medical training would have to save...

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Viewpoint: 2015/16 contract will strengthen GP-patient relationship, says Lord Howe

Viewpoint: 2015/16 contract will strengthen GP-patient relationship, says Lord Howe
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Writing exclusively for GPonline, health minister Lord Howe argues that the contract...

Dr Kailash Chand: Seven-day GP pledge is unrealistic

Dr Kailash Chand: Seven-day GP pledge is unrealistic

Prime minister David Cameron's proposals to provide routine NHS services seven days...

Zara Aziz: Why I chose to be a GP, not a dentist

Zara Aziz: Why I chose to be a GP, not a dentist

'What do you think I should be when I grow up?' asks Twin 1 while I root around in...

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Your GP magazine preview - 27 October #RCGPAC #BestPracticeUK

Your GP magazine preview - 27 October #RCGPAC #BestPracticeUK

Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 27 October and below we give you...

GP helps retired practice manager win Great British Bake Off

GP helps retired practice manager win Great British Bake Off

Retired practice manager Nancy Birtwhistle won BBC1 show The Great British Bake Off...

Retired practice manager competes in Great British Bake Off final

Retired practice manager competes in Great British Bake Off final

Retired practice manager Nancy Birtwhistle takes part in the final of BBC1's The...

Your GP magazine preview - 13 October #RCGPAC #CPC14

Your GP magazine preview - 13 October #RCGPAC #CPC14
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Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 13 October and below we give you...

Commissioning news

NHS England will restrict CCG powers to performance manage GPs

NHS England will restrict CCG powers to performance manage GPs

GP leaders have welcomed indications from NHS England that CCGs will not be given...

Integrated GP out-of-hours scheme dropped

Integrated GP out-of-hours scheme dropped

A contract for a GP-led service to provide integrated out-of-hours care has been...

RCGP wins promise of 'substantial' primary care investment increase

RCGP wins promise of 'substantial' primary care investment increase

A substantial increase in primary care investment needs to take place in the next...

DNA testing in primary care 'will transform treatment and cut costs'

DNA testing in primary care 'will transform treatment and cut costs'

Genotype-guided dosing of warfarin in primary care can improve patient outcomes and...


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