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NHS financial crisis blocking plans to move care out of hospital, warn MPs

Scottish government backs GP collaboration with £7.5m fund

Exclusive: GP leading junior doctors focused on rebuilding BMA support

Capita 'fiasco' leaves locum GPs without receipts to confirm pension payments

Brexit could drive 4,000 EU-trained doctors out of NHS, BMA warns
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Brexit could drive 4,000 EU-trained doctors out of NHS, BMA warns

More than 4,000 European-trained doctors who work in the NHS - nearly 3% of the total...

GP contract indemnity fund 'potentially divisive' for locums and practices
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GP contract indemnity fund 'potentially divisive' for locums and practices

Locums should receive their share of a £30m fund to cover rising GP indemnity costs...

GP sickness pay could leave practices facing five-figure shortfall

GP sickness pay could leave practices facing five-figure shortfall

Sickness payments for GPs under the contract deal for 2017/18 could leave practices...

STPs 'not credible' without upfront investment in community healthcare, warns think tank

STPs 'not credible' without upfront investment in community healthcare, warns think tank

The government cannot claim to have supported the NHS's own improvement plans unless...

Nine out of 10 GP practices good or outstanding as CQC completes first wave of visits
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Nine out of 10 GP practices good or outstanding as CQC completes first wave of visits

Almost 90% of GP practices have been rated good or outstanding by the CQC after inspectors...

GP homeless service switched to new provider despite outstanding CQC rating

GP homeless service switched to new provider despite outstanding CQC rating

A GP service for homeless patients in Leeds - awarded an outstanding CQC rating just...

CQC data reports risk 'skewed impression' of GP practice quality, warns BMA

CQC data reports risk 'skewed impression' of GP practice quality, warns BMA

The GPC has expressed 'significant objections' to the CQC's planned replacement to...

NHS crisis continues as fifth of hospitals on high alert for half of 2017 to date

NHS crisis continues as fifth of hospitals on high alert for half of 2017 to date

A fifth of hospital trusts in England have reported a high-level alert - warning...

Leeds QOF suspension blocked as NHS officials say it was 'never formally sanctioned'

Leeds QOF suspension blocked as NHS officials say it was 'never formally sanctioned'

CCG leaders have said that they sought permission from NHS England to suspend the...

RCGP launches new resilience scheme for struggling practices
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RCGP launches new resilience scheme for struggling practices

The RCGP has launched a new resilience scheme aimed at supporting practices that...

More than 10m GP appointments lost to DNAs each year, warns GPC
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More than 10m GP appointments lost to DNAs each year, warns GPC

GP leaders estimate that over 10m appointments are lost each year across England...

Hundreds of GP practices to have free wifi for patients by end of March
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Hundreds of GP practices to have free wifi for patients by end of March

Almost 1,000 GP practices across England will have free wifi for patients from the...

Over 1,000 GPs registered with mental health support service
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Over 1,000 GPs registered with mental health support service

More than 1,000 patients have registered with an app for the GP Health Service, launched...

Faster turnover of GP contracts needed to promote new care models, says thinktank

Faster turnover of GP contracts needed to promote new care models, says thinktank

Lack of competition for GP contracts is preventing the spread of new care models...

GP's award-winning alcohol service scrapped 'despite saving NHS £500,000 a year'
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GP's award-winning alcohol service scrapped 'despite saving NHS £500,000 a year'

A GP behind a groundbreaking, multi-award winning alcohol treatment service has said...

'Not appropriate' for GPs to accept Valentine's Day cards and gifts
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'Not appropriate' for GPs to accept Valentine's Day cards and gifts

GPs should be prepared to decline cards and gifts from patients this Valentine's...

NHS financial crisis is making STP plans 'unworkable', warns BMA
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NHS financial crisis is making STP plans 'unworkable', warns BMA

NHS leaders do not have 'anything like' the money needed to implement sustainability...

QOF suspension confirmed for GP practices in Northern Ireland
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QOF suspension confirmed for GP practices in Northern Ireland

QOF targets have been suspended for the rest of the 2016/17 financial year in Northern...

GPs call for national roll-out of mentoring support for general practice

GPs call for national roll-out of mentoring support for general practice

GPs in the Midlands are calling for the national roll-out of mentoring support for...

Impact of 2017/18 GP contract remains unclear, warns GPC member
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Impact of 2017/18 GP contract remains unclear, warns GPC member

A GPC member who chose not to vote in favour of the 2017/18 contract deal published...

'Requires improvement' practice transforms CQC rating into 'outstanding'

'Requires improvement' practice transforms CQC rating into 'outstanding'

A GP practice in Norfolk has become the first to improve its CQC rating from requires...

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