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Exclusive: GPs in England deliver 1m appointments per week over 'safe limit'

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RCGP slams diversion of £800m primary and community care funding to cover deficits

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Not enough GPs for A&E triage plans, says Wollaston

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NHS England outlines tighter core hours opening rules for GPs

NHS acts to limit practice disruption after translation provider collapse
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NHS acts to limit practice disruption after translation provider collapse

National NHS bodies have taken action to minimise disruption to practices after a...

Every A&E will have GPs on front door by Christmas, says Simon Stevens
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Every A&E will have GPs on front door by Christmas, says Simon Stevens

Every hospital A&E department in England will have a GP triage service at its front...

GP waiting times data to be published by NHS could become 'stick to beat practices'
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GP waiting times data to be published by NHS could become 'stick to beat practices'

GP leaders have warned against using practice waiting times data to measure practice...

National insurance hike 'wipes out GP contract uplift', accountants warn

National insurance hike 'wipes out GP contract uplift', accountants warn

The rise in national insurance contributions announced in Wednesday's budget will...

Exclusive: Budget A&E plans to force out-of-hours overhaul and run from temporary buildings

Exclusive: Budget A&E plans to force out-of-hours overhaul and run from temporary buildings

GPs could be poached from existing primary care providers to work in temporary buildings...

Budget reaction: GP triage in A&E 'could deepen NHS crisis'

Budget reaction: GP triage in A&E 'could deepen NHS crisis'

Plans for a £100m GP triage service in A&E departments across England will add to...

Budget 2017: £100m funding for GP triage in A&E

Budget 2017: £100m funding for GP triage in A&E

Budget plans unveiled by the chancellor include £100m new capital funding for GP...

Budget must deliver funding for 10,000 more GPs, says BMA

Budget must deliver funding for 10,000 more GPs, says BMA

BMA leaders have urged chancellor Philip Hammond to use this week's budget announcement...

General practice could be vertically integrated into new accountable care systems, says Stevens
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General practice could be vertically integrated into new accountable care systems, says Stevens

Accountable care organisations (ACOs) being developed in parts of the NHS will see...

I'm the most pro-GP NHS leader ever, says Simon Stevens

I'm the most pro-GP NHS leader ever, says Simon Stevens

Simon Stevens has said he may be the most pro-GP leader in the history of the NHS,...

Expand GP and community services before cutting beds, says Stevens
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Expand GP and community services before cutting beds, says Stevens

Local NHS leaders will be required to show that alternative community provision,...

GP records second spoof song to highlight chronic underfunding

GP records second spoof song to highlight chronic underfunding

An Essex GP has recorded a second spoof song to highlight underfunding at his practice,...

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