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Map: GP practice mergers and closures under NHS England

Federation-wide enhanced services deal boosts frequency of GP payments

GMC reveals six-point action plan to overhaul revalidation

Dr Richard Vautrey elected chair of GPC England and UK

GP leaders fear government 'airbrushing' of workforce failures
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GP leaders fear government 'airbrushing' of workforce failures

GP leaders have warned the government against 'airbrushing' its failure to increase...

Exclusive: Practices serving 2.7m patients closed or merged since 2013

Exclusive: Practices serving 2.7m patients closed or merged since 2013

Almost one in 10 GP practices have closed, merged or been taken over since NHS England...

GP services among STP projects awarded a share of £325m new investment
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GP services among STP projects awarded a share of £325m new investment

Primary care hubs and urgent care GP services are among the sustainability and transformation...

GMC demands more freedom to pare down formal investigations

GMC demands more freedom to pare down formal investigations

'Clunky and outdated' legislation is holding the GMC back from paring down unnecessary...

Collective list closure will cause 'maximum disruption' to government

Collective list closure will cause 'maximum disruption' to government

Collective closure of patient lists is the best way for GPs to cause maximum disruption...

GPC election remains two-way race as vote nears, BMA confirms

GPC election remains two-way race as vote nears, BMA confirms

The BMA has confirmed that just two candidates are in the running to replace outgoing...

Emergency draft of 2,000 overseas GPs is 'clear admission of failure', says GPC
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Emergency draft of 2,000 overseas GPs is 'clear admission of failure', says GPC

NHS England has quadrupled the number of GPs it plans to recruit from overseas and...

RCGP warns practices in Scotland could miss out on £250m

RCGP warns practices in Scotland could miss out on £250m

GP practices could miss out on up to quarter of a billion pounds in funding promised...

GPs call for NHS indemnity as costs reach 'unaffordable' heights

GPs call for NHS indemnity as costs reach 'unaffordable' heights

Nine in 10 GPs would like the NHS to fund the cost of GP indemnity, a survey has...

More than 200 GP practices closed or merged in past 12 months
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More than 200 GP practices closed or merged in past 12 months

More than 200 GP practices were lost in England in the last year, official figures...

Interview: Improving care should motivate practices to work together, says NHS London GP
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Interview: Improving care should motivate practices to work together, says NHS London GP

GP practices need to collaborate to build sustainable general practice and should...

NHS England official says collaboration can solve GP crisis as BMA ballot begins

NHS England official says collaboration can solve GP crisis as BMA ballot begins

Greater collaboration is the only solution to the challenges facing general practice,...

GP-patient relationship at risk if data-sharing opt-out is scrapped, says BMA

GP-patient relationship at risk if data-sharing opt-out is scrapped, says BMA

BMA leaders have voiced 'serious concerns' over government plans to remove patients'...

Welsh health and social care review backs GP integration with new care models
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Welsh health and social care review backs GP integration with new care models

The scale and pace of challenges facing the NHS in Wales mean it must rapidly move...

GPs condemn £85m public health cuts as 'national scandal'

GPs condemn £85m public health cuts as 'national scandal'

Government cuts have forced councils to reduce planned spending on public health...

Locums promised payment as Primary Care People buyout completed

Locums promised payment as Primary Care People buyout completed

Locum agency Primary Care People has committed to settling all outstanding payments...

GPs remain unpaid as locum agency goes into administration

GPs remain unpaid as locum agency goes into administration

Locum GPs are still waiting to receive thousands of pounds from an agency that has...

BMA begins balloting GPs in England over industrial action
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BMA begins balloting GPs in England over industrial action

GP leaders in England have begun balloting the profession on industrial action.

Most CCGs plan primary care investment to beat NHS crisis

Most CCGs plan primary care investment to beat NHS crisis

More than two thirds of CCGs rank increased primary care investment among the main...

RCGP sets out three-year strategy to protect general practice

RCGP sets out three-year strategy to protect general practice

RCGP leaders have outlined a three-year plan to protect and build general practice,...

Candidates revealed in 'two-horse race' to become new GPC chair

Candidates revealed in 'two-horse race' to become new GPC chair

Campaigning has begun to replace Dr Chaand Nagpaul as leader of England's GPs.

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