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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.   

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard: STPs must stop prioritising hospitals at GPs' expense

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RCGP calls for clear guidance on core hours closing under 2017/18 GP contract

RCGP rejects fees for fast-track GP access and demands longer appointments

Submit your poster abstracts for the RCGP Annual Conference 2017

Latest RCGP news and opinion

Forcing practices to act as 'border guards' breaks GP-patient trust, warns RCGP

Forcing practices to act as 'border guards' breaks GP-patient trust, warns RCGP

The RCGP has rejected MPs' call for practices to do more to identify overseas patients...

Many STPs 'fail to address GP crisis' and must be rejected, says RCGP

Many STPs 'fail to address GP crisis' and must be rejected, says RCGP

A significant number of sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) should be...

All parties must support GPs, college warns ahead of Northern Ireland election

All parties must support GPs, college warns ahead of Northern Ireland election

The RCGP has called on all political parties in Northern Ireland to commit to supporting...

RCGP backs fight against conversion therapy

RCGP backs fight against conversion therapy

The RCGP has united with other UK health groups to decry conversion therapy for gay...

Suspend QOF, appraisals and CQC inspections for winter crisis, says RCGP
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Suspend QOF, appraisals and CQC inspections for winter crisis, says RCGP

The RCGP has called on Jeremy Hunt to suspend appraisals, QOF targets and CQC inspections...

Use new GP funding to cut health inequalities, says RCGP
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Use new GP funding to cut health inequalities, says RCGP

A planned £500m investment in Scottish general practice must be used to cut health...

'No way' GPs could safely offer a routine seven-day service, warns RCGP Chair

'No way' GPs could safely offer a routine seven-day service, warns RCGP Chair

The Chair of the RCGP has warned that the severe shortage of GPs means they could...

GPs recognised in New Year Honours list
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GPs recognised in New Year Honours list

GPs, including the vice chair of the RCGP, were among those to receive awards in...

More GPs in A&E could push patients to hospital faster, warns RCGP

More GPs in A&E could push patients to hospital faster, warns RCGP

Increasing the number of GPs working in A&E departments could encourage more patients...

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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