#weekinreview - 9 August: GPs' biggest fan, BMA chair in pyjamas and #changeoverday

A glance back over this week's primary care news, opinion, top tweets and best gaffes.

Note to subs: where does the apostrophe go? Mr Hunt: 'I'm GPs' biggest fan.'
Note to subs: where does the apostrophe go? Mr Hunt: 'I'm GPs' biggest fan.'

#News

In your latest fortnightly GP out Monday health secretary Jeremy Hunt (@jeremy_hunt) revealed exclusively that he wants a major GP contract rethink and is GPs' biggest fan. Completists can even read the full transcript of senior news reporter Marina Soteriou's (@Marina_Soteriou) interview. New GPC chairman Dr Chaand Nagpaul (@CNagpaul) also told us how he wants to restore GPs' sense of pride.

 

#MostReadStories

1. Exclusive: Cash flow problems hit partners' income

2. Exclusive: Jeremy Hunt calls for major GP contract rethink

3. GPs fear workload rise as AQP services expand by a quarter

4. Jeremy Hunt interview: 'I'm GPs' biggest fan.'

5. Is it time for a GP care home service?

 

#Twitter

@jeremy_hunt has been listening to GP leaders this week about GP solutions to NHS problems. A rare compliment also found its way onto Twitter.

 

#weekinreview survived Wednesday, the day when the latest pool of junior doctors take to hospital wards, known as #changeoverday or #blackwednesday:

 

#tipsfornewdocs is a useful Twitter resource for a sense of community - and fun:

 

 

 


Always good to let off a little steam also:

 

#CCGVideoOfTheWeek

To NHS Oxfordshire CCG (@OxonCCG) for an explanation of what it is and what it does.

 

#BlogOfTheWeek

Our best read was Inside Commissioning's Why our CCG didn't put our community services out to tender by West Cheshire CCG (@WestCheshireCCG) chairman Dr Huw Charles-Jones.

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