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Dr Zara Aziz: In this election we need to ask 'who will do right by the NHS?'

General practice at scale: is it working for front-line GPs?

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Why seven-day opening is not the best use of GPs' time

Dr Krishna Kasaraneni: General practice still needs independent contractor status

Opinion

Dr Richard Vautrey: Unplanned admissions DES feels like a long-forgotten nightmare

Dr Richard Vautrey: Unplanned admissions DES feels like a long-forgotten nightmare

GP leaders will meet in Edinburgh this week for the 2017 UK LMCs conference. As part...

Dr Gavin Ralston: GPs must nail colours to the mast and back working at scale

Dr Gavin Ralston: GPs must nail colours to the mast and back working at scale

As part of a week-long series of blogs for GPonline by GPC members, GPC negotiator...

GP careers: Bringing a clinical perspective to working for the GMC

GP careers: Bringing a clinical perspective to working for the GMC

GMC assistant director for case examiners Dr John Smyth combined part-time work for...

Dr Zoe Norris: Locums are part of the solution to the GP crisis
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Dr Zoe Norris: Locums are part of the solution to the GP crisis

GP leaders will meet in Edinburgh this week for the 2017 UK LMCs conference. As part...

Dr Mark Sanford-Wood: No margin for error on delivery of GP Forward View

Dr Mark Sanford-Wood: No margin for error on delivery of GP Forward View

GP leaders will meet in Edinburgh this week for the 2017 UK LMCs conference. In the...

Liam Farrell: Looking back on the highs and lows of my time in general practice

Liam Farrell: Looking back on the highs and lows of my time in general practice

On the day I retired from practice I remember standing at the door looking back at...

Patient care: Why GPs should embrace people-powered health

Patient care: Why GPs should embrace people-powered health

Dr Catherine Zollman explains how complementary support, including mindfulness training,...

Dr Tom Jones: Time to shuffle Jeremy Hunt to the bottom of the pack

Dr Tom Jones: Time to shuffle Jeremy Hunt to the bottom of the pack

As we await the snap general election, it is time to reflect on the performance of...

How digital insurance reporting can benefit practices
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How digital insurance reporting can benefit practices

Roll-out of the Intelligent General Practice Reporting (iGPR) system has benefits...

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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