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Queen's speech failed to recognise NHS crisis, warns BMA

Northern Ireland GPs agree cuts to non-core services as crisis deepens

GP recruitment is rising and more on track to hit target levels, says HEE

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NHS officials U-turn over 'crass' premises funding cuts

Number of GP practices drops by more than 650 in four years
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Number of GP practices drops by more than 650 in four years

The number of GP practices in England has dropped by more than 650 in the four years...

GPs recognised in 2017 Queen's birthday honours list

GPs recognised in 2017 Queen's birthday honours list

GPs, primary care education experts and NHS officials were among those to pick up...

Exclusive: Partners earn less than salaried GPs at hundreds of 'zombie' practices
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Exclusive: Partners earn less than salaried GPs at hundreds of 'zombie' practices

Partners at around one in five GP practices now earn less than the standard rate...

GP practices set to cut services as £1m slashed from QOF funding

GP practices set to cut services as £1m slashed from QOF funding

GP practices in Northern Ireland are set to lose thousands of pounds in funding as...

Urgent care provider hails 'overwhelming' GP response to Grenfell Tower fire
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Urgent care provider hails 'overwhelming' GP response to Grenfell Tower fire

An urgent care organisation at the heart of the response to the Grenfell Tower fire...

Most sessional GPs not interested in partnership because of workload fears, BMA poll warns
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Most sessional GPs not interested in partnership because of workload fears, BMA poll warns

Two thirds of sessional GPs say they have no interest in becoming a partner because...

On-call consultants could help GPs cut avoidable admissions by a fifth

On-call consultants could help GPs cut avoidable admissions by a fifth

One in five patients could be saved an avoidable hospital referral by a telephone...

Exclusive: Hospitals could need more than 200 GPs to staff NHS A&E plans
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Exclusive: Hospitals could need more than 200 GPs to staff NHS A&E plans

Hospitals could hire more than 200 GPs to work in A&E departments in the next 12...

GP hires debt collector as locum agency struggles to pay doctors
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GP hires debt collector as locum agency struggles to pay doctors

Scores of locum GPs are owed thousands of pounds by an agency that has fallen behind...

LMC warns of 'domino effect' as practices face closure or takeover
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LMC warns of 'domino effect' as practices face closure or takeover

LMC leaders have warned of a domino effect as a struggling GP practice became the...

More than nine out of 10 GP training posts in Wales filled

More than nine out of 10 GP training posts in Wales filled

More than nine out of 10 GP training posts in Wales have been filled after the first...

CQC seeks feedback on plans for 'collaborative' approach to inspect GPs
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CQC seeks feedback on plans for 'collaborative' approach to inspect GPs

The CQC has requested feedback from GPs on its plans to implement a more collaborative...

Jeremy Hunt urged to rethink NHS funding as he retains health secretary role
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Jeremy Hunt urged to rethink NHS funding as he retains health secretary role

GP leaders have called on Jeremy Hunt to radically review the government's NHS spending...

A&E GP service questioned over unfilled shifts and indemnity

A&E GP service questioned over unfilled shifts and indemnity

An out-of-hours provider has defended its record after commissioners raised concerns...

DUP urged to press Tories for Northern Ireland GP funding

DUP urged to press Tories for Northern Ireland GP funding

GP leaders are set to ask the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to use any influence...

New government must deliver long-term plan to save NHS, warns BMA

New government must deliver long-term plan to save NHS, warns BMA

The administration being formed by prime minister Theresa May must find the courage...

Hunt majority cut by GP challenger as primary care minister loses seat

Hunt majority cut by GP challenger as primary care minister loses seat

Jeremy Hunt has seen his majority reduced by around 7,000 votes by campaigning GP...

BMA heatmap reveals scores of struggling GP practices across Wales

BMA heatmap reveals scores of struggling GP practices across Wales

Nearly one in five GP practices in Wales are at risk of closure, have been taken...

Welsh town hit by third practice contract resignation in a year

Welsh town hit by third practice contract resignation in a year

A third GP practice in a year has resigned its contract in Wrexham, north Wales.

Exclusive: More than half of GPs working beyond safe limits

Exclusive: More than half of GPs working beyond safe limits

More than half of GPs are seeing more patients per day than is safe, a GPonline poll...

Make needs of general practice clear at ballot box, urges London GP leader

Make needs of general practice clear at ballot box, urges London GP leader

GPs must take the opportunity to make the needs of the profession clear at the ballot...

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