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Dr Zara Aziz: One size does not fit all

Indemnity: Rising indemnity costs are a threat to general practice

Skill mix: Do practice pharmacists really make a difference?

Liam Farrell: Trying to do too much will prevent us doing anything at all

Opinion

How can we address rising indemnity costs?
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How can we address rising indemnity costs?

MDU chief executive Dr Christine Tomkins looks at why GPs' indemnity costs are increasing,...

Global health: How all GPs can support primary care in the world's poorest communities

Global health: How all GPs can support primary care in the world's poorest communities

As One, a new campaign from charity Health Poverty Action, is asking GPs to donate...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The yin and yang of GP access

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The yin and yang of GP access

Reporting availability of GP appointments will be fraught with difficulties as practices...

Liam Farrell: It's time for doctors to engage in politics

Liam Farrell: It's time for doctors to engage in politics

You probably didn't notice, but we've just had yet another election in Northern Ireland....

NHS March: Government must stop burying its head in the sand and save our NHS
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NHS March: Government must stop burying its head in the sand and save our NHS

Thousands of people will march through central London on Saturday in defence of the...

Viewpoint: How GPs can support South Asian patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Viewpoint: How GPs can support South Asian patients with rheumatoid arthritis

A project between the University of Manchester and the National National Rheumatoid...

Liam Farrell: Let's talk about sex

Liam Farrell: Let's talk about sex

Have we GPs not enough to do? Why are we always the default option?

Cancer: Why GPs should find time to ask cancer patients about money

Cancer: Why GPs should find time to ask cancer patients about money

Financial problems for people affected by cancer can have a profound impact on their...

GP training: How can the NHS retain doctors at the start of their careers?

GP training: How can the NHS retain doctors at the start of their careers?

Reflecting on her own experiences, Dr Patrice Baptiste looks at how medical training...

News analysis

How plans to extend charging overseas visitors for NHS care affect GPs
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How plans to extend charging overseas visitors for NHS care affect GPs

The government has set out proposals for extending charging overseas visitors for...

Exclusive: GP leading junior doctors focused on rebuilding BMA support

Exclusive: GP leading junior doctors focused on rebuilding BMA support

The newly elected chair of the BMA junior doctors committee (JDC) has not ruled out...

Interview: Prison GPs in the forgotten health service

Interview: Prison GPs in the forgotten health service

Prison doctors see their part of the NHS as the 'forgotten service', says Devon GP...

How will the NHS GP Health Service work?

How will the NHS GP Health Service work?

The NHS GP Health Service will provide support and treatment to GPs struggling with...

Exclusive: GP burnout service fears flood of calls when it opens next week

Exclusive: GP burnout service fears flood of calls when it opens next week

An NHS health service for GPs fears being flooded with calls when it opens its doors...

2016: A year in general practice

2016: A year in general practice

The GP Forward View, STPs, practice closures, mass resignations (or not), Brexit...

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