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NHS entering 'year-round crisis', BMA warns

LMCs condemn 'fundamentally flawed' STP process

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Interview: Labour would reset DH relationship with GPs, says Lord Philip Hunt

Exclusive: Labour government could abandon the GP Forward View

No political party pledging enough money for NHS, experts warn
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No political party pledging enough money for NHS, experts warn

None of the main political parties is promising enough money for the NHS in the 2017...

General practice unable to support STP proposals without upfront investment

General practice unable to support STP proposals without upfront investment

Urgent investment in general practice to reverse 'damage done by years of underinvestment'...

Leaked Labour manifesto pledges increase in GP funding
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Leaked Labour manifesto pledges increase in GP funding

A Labour government would increase GP funding, according to a leaked draft of the...

Brexit could cost Scotland 4% of its GPs, claims RCGP

Brexit could cost Scotland 4% of its GPs, claims RCGP

The RCGP in Scotland has claimed that 4% of the country's GPs could be lost because...

CCGs withhold GP Forward View cash unless practices deliver savings

CCGs withhold GP Forward View cash unless practices deliver savings

CCGs in some areas are attempting to avoid paying out funding promised to practices...

Labour pledges to halt STPs and closure of NHS services
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Labour pledges to halt STPs and closure of NHS services

Labour has said it would halt the sustainability and transformation plan (STP) process...

£1.27bn spent on Cancer Drug Fund 'did not improve patient care'

£1.27bn spent on Cancer Drug Fund 'did not improve patient care'

Millions of pounds of NHS funding spent over a six-year period on the Cancer Drug...

BMA demands more NHS funding as two thirds of doctors report cuts

BMA demands more NHS funding as two thirds of doctors report cuts

The BMA has called on all political parties in the general election to commit to...

Tories 'relaxed' about NHS crisis because they think election is won
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Tories 'relaxed' about NHS crisis because they think election is won

The government is 'relaxed' about the crisis in general practice because it thinks...

MPs set one-year deadline for NHS to define core hours GP services

MPs set one-year deadline for NHS to define core hours GP services

NHS officials have been told by MPs to define by March 2018 what services practices...

Drive to put GPs in A&E backed by £56m funding from DH
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Drive to put GPs in A&E backed by £56m funding from DH

Hospital trusts across England have been awarded £56m to ease pressure on A&E next...

RCGP chair backs hospital takeover of practices under integration scheme
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RCGP chair backs hospital takeover of practices under integration scheme

The RCGP chair has backed an integration programme under which practices are being...

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