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All the latest news from the RCGP and exclusive updates on this year's RCGP Annual Conference in Liverpool 12-14 October. The college is a network   of 52,000 GPs and the voice of the profession on education, training, research and standards.   

Underfunding threatens to reverse progress on sexual health, GPs warn

NHS 'Question Time' planned for RCGP Annual Conference

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RCGP chair backs hospital takeover of practices under integration scheme

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard: Why GP training should be extended

Latest RCGP news and opinion

RCGP reveals candidates for college president
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RCGP reveals candidates for college president

Five senior GPs are in the running to replace Dr Terry Kemple as president of the...

RCGP Scotland reveals GP and practice team of the year
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RCGP Scotland reveals GP and practice team of the year

Dr Kate MacGregor, a GP from Argyll and Bute, has been named GP of the Year by RCGP...

How GPs can ensure they are prescribing safely

How GPs can ensure they are prescribing safely

Dr Alex Watson explains how a template developed for the RCGP's Membership by Assessment...

Exclusive: Merging 'may be necessary' to fix some practices, RCGP warns
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Exclusive: Merging 'may be necessary' to fix some practices, RCGP warns

Merging may be the only route to survival for some practices with recruitment and...

Drop in GP numbers 'a huge blow' that shows crisis is deepening, say GP leaders
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Drop in GP numbers 'a huge blow' that shows crisis is deepening, say GP leaders

GP leaders have warned that the crisis facing general practice is deepening after...

RCGP support scheme for special measures practices to end in October

RCGP support scheme for special measures practices to end in October

An RCGP scheme that has helped over 100 practices in special measures will be axed...

RCGP details women's health as 'clinical priority' amid calls for more training
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RCGP details women's health as 'clinical priority' amid calls for more training

The RCGP has pledged to treat women's health 'as a priority' over the coming year,...

RCGP urges members to report any impact on GP training from HEE cuts

RCGP urges members to report any impact on GP training from HEE cuts

The RCGP has asked members to report any impacts on GP training as a result of cuts...

Oral contraceptives offer women long-term cancer protection, RCGP study shows

Oral contraceptives offer women long-term cancer protection, RCGP study shows

Taking oral contraceptives is associated with a long-term protective effect against...

RCGP annual conference 2016

Highlights from the RCGP annual conference 2016

Highlights from the RCGP annual conference 2016

This year's RCGP annual conference 2016 provided delegates with a packed agenda of...

What did they say about the RCGP Annual Conference 2016?

What did they say about the RCGP Annual Conference 2016?

More than 1,600 delegates attended the RCGP Annual Conference in Harrogate this year,...

Wellbeing for GPs: How can we improve wellbeing in our practices?

Wellbeing for GPs: How can we improve wellbeing in our practices?

Dr Jennifer Napier shares tips and advice from delegates at this year's RCGP annual...

Medical school GP societies can help boost recruitment
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Medical school GP societies can help boost recruitment

GP societies in medical schools can play a key role in inspiring medical students...

How practices can provide services to intermediate care patients

How practices can provide services to intermediate care patients

Providing GP services to intermediate care sites can improve patient care and provide...

Winners of RCGP annual conference posters revealed
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Winners of RCGP annual conference posters revealed

The winners of this year's RCGP annual conference posters were announced by the college's...

RCGP chair-elect pledges to reclaim dignity of general practice

RCGP chair-elect pledges to reclaim dignity of general practice

RCGP chair-elect Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard has pledged to use her three-year term leading...

GPs will refer 20,000 patients to diabetes prevention scheme this year

GPs will refer 20,000 patients to diabetes prevention scheme this year

Up to 20,000 patients will receive weight loss interventions by the end of this financial...

Collapse of vulnerable GP practices risks 'domino effect', NHS official warns
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Collapse of vulnerable GP practices risks 'domino effect', NHS official warns

Even high performing GP practices can rapidly become vulnerable and closures risk...

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