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Jeremy Hunt: The NHS is turning a corner - and I want GPs at the heart of it

Medical indemnity: The ticking clock of clinical negligence reform

Dr Brian Fisher: Election result must inspire NHS campaigners to redouble efforts

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The vital role of general practice in times of tragedy

Opinion

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard: Think how your vote will affect general practice

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard: Think how your vote will affect general practice

We all have a big decision to make tomorrow, but whichever party comes to power will...

Liam Farrell: A painful learning experience
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Liam Farrell: A painful learning experience

Beauty may be only skin deep, but that's deep enough for me. I'm superficial myself,...

Psoriasis: What can GPs do to deliver optimal care?

Psoriasis: What can GPs do to deliver optimal care?

A new report has highlighted a severe lack of dermatology training and support within...

Palliative care: How GPs can handle conversations about end-of-life care

Palliative care: How GPs can handle conversations about end-of-life care

Talking to patients about end-of-life care is not easy even for experienced health...

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

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

We seem to be standing on a precipice: as election day draws near it still feels...

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

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

Policymakers assume that general practice is heading in one direction only - towards...

GP training: Why all doctors should have sufficient training in palliative medicine

GP training: Why all doctors should have sufficient training in palliative medicine

Dr Patrice Baptiste explains what she is learning from her placement in palliative...

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

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

'Measuring a fish by its ability to climb trees creates an unhappy fish' is something...

Dr Krishna Kasaraneni: General practice still needs independent contractor status

Dr Krishna Kasaraneni: General practice still needs independent contractor status

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