Map: How have GP practices across England fared in CQC inspections?

Map: How have GP practices across England fared in CQC inspections?
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CQC inspections have found that the vast majority of practices in England are providing...

Viewpoint: The high cost of the BMA blocking the drive to a seven-day NHS

Viewpoint: The high cost of the BMA blocking the drive to a seven-day NHS
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There are two main reasons why health secretary Jeremy Hunt is pushing for a seven-day...

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MPs to hold inquiry into primary care challenges

MPs to hold inquiry into primary care challenges
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MPs have announced an inquiry into the challenges facing primary care.

GPs urged to boost pertussis vaccine coverage as infant cases rise 33%

GPs urged to boost pertussis vaccine coverage as infant cases rise 33%
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GP pertussis vaccine coverage in pregnant women has improved this year, but Public...

Exclusive: Third of practices still face payment delays from NHS England

Exclusive: Third of practices still face payment delays from NHS England
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Over a third of practices have experienced delayed payments from NHS England in the...

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What Fit for Work means for GPs

What Fit for Work means for GPs

Fit for Work, which is now available across England, Wales and Scotland, aims to...

Interview: How our practice achieved a CQC outstanding rating

Interview: How our practice achieved a CQC outstanding rating

Thorough preparation is fundamental for a successful CQC inspection, according to...

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Download the Medeconomics/GP Guide to Medical Indemnity

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GPs urged to review care of dying adults in NICE answer to Liverpool Care Pathway

GPs urged to review care of dying adults in NICE answer to Liverpool Care Pathway
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GPs should prescribe patients approaching the end of their life with anticipatory...

GPs should send obese children and parents on weight-loss courses, says NICE

GPs should send obese children and parents on weight-loss courses, says NICE
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GPs should encourage parents regardless of their weight to attend weight management...

GPC demands review as pharmacists paid more than GPs for flu jabs

GPC demands review as pharmacists paid more than GPs for flu jabs
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GP leaders have demanded an urgent review of payments for flu vaccinations, warning...

GPC warning over 'questionable' deal for pharmacies to deliver all NHS flu jabs

GPC warning over 'questionable' deal for pharmacies to deliver all NHS flu jabs
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Plans for community pharmacists to provide all eligible adults with their yearly...

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GPs need 'distress signal' to protect patients from doctor fatigue, says RCGP

GPs need 'distress signal' to protect patients from doctor fatigue, says RCGP
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Practices under extreme workload pressure should be able to sound a distress signal...

Labour to push for Hunt no-confidence debate as petition passes 200,000 supporters

Labour to push for Hunt no-confidence debate as petition passes 200,000 supporters

Labour shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has pledged to apply for debate in the...

CQC releases 'outstanding' toolkit as 47 practices receive top rating

CQC releases 'outstanding' toolkit as 47 practices receive top rating
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Almost 50 GP practices have been rated 'outstanding' by the CQC so far, and the watchdog...

Exclusive: Breakthrough MPIG support came from £100m NHS England headroom fund

Exclusive: Breakthrough MPIG support came from £100m NHS England headroom fund

Funding secured in east London to cover MPIG losses could be available to practices...

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Viewpoint: Why GPs need a new representative group

Viewpoint: Why GPs need a new representative group
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Dr Rebecca Jones explains why she joined new GP pressure group GP Survival and what...

Zara Aziz: The government is sharpening its claws for a battle with GPs

Zara Aziz: The government is sharpening its claws for a battle with GPs

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Dr Maureen Baker: Skill-mix has a vital role in general practice

Dr Maureen Baker: Skill-mix has a vital role in general practice
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The way we work is changing. We have to adapt and it is imperative that we embrace...

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Jeremy Hunt warned against 'gunboat diplomacy' after seven-day NHS speech

Jeremy Hunt warned against 'gunboat diplomacy' after seven-day NHS speech
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A GP organisation has accused the health secretary of 'unacceptable gunboat diplomacy'...

Dr James Davies interview: the GP/MP championing general practice in Westminster

Dr James Davies interview: the GP/MP championing general practice in Westminster

At the May general election, Dr James Davies overturned a 2,500 Labour majority to...

London bus bomb: GPs reflect 10 years on from 7/7 blast in Tavistock Square

London bus bomb: GPs reflect 10 years on from 7/7 blast in Tavistock Square

At 9.47am on 7 July 2005 - 10 years ago today - an explosion tore apart the number...

VIDEO: Stroke patient Trevor Kay on professional excellence award for community nurse

VIDEO: Stroke patient Trevor Kay on professional excellence award for community nurse

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Paramedics and medical assistants can ease GP workload, finds workforce commission

Paramedics and medical assistants can ease GP workload, finds workforce commission
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Paramedics could 'substitute for GPs' in some cases, while use of pharmacists and...

Exclusive: Poll shows fifth of GPs work out-of-hours as Hunt petition tops 150,000 names

Exclusive: Poll shows fifth of GPs work out-of-hours as Hunt petition tops 150,000 names
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A fifth of GPs carry out at least part of their work in out-of-hours services, findings...

GPs back Fit for Work roll-out but demand simple referral system

GPs back Fit for Work roll-out but demand simple referral system

All GPs in England and Wales can refer patients to a free service to help people...

Hundreds of doctors sign GP's petition over Hunt seven-day NHS comments

Hundreds of doctors sign GP's petition over Hunt seven-day NHS comments
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Almost 700 doctors have signed a petition launched by a Dorset GP contradicting comments...