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GPonline - 22nd January 2018
 
News highlights
 
Practice mergers or closures affect 500,000 patients in just six months
GP at Hand triples patient list as young patients flock to video consultation service
GP access not to blame for rising pressure on A&E, researchers find
Most practices in England do not want to provide online consultations
GPs told to test all patients with one or more blood cancer symptoms
 
Accountable care organisations
Don't give up practice contracts for ACOs, warns GPC chair Don't give up practice contracts for ACOs, warns GPC chair
GPs should stand up against any attempts to 'strongarm' them into suspending practice contracts to join accountable care models being rolled out in the NHS, the BMA's top GP has warned.
17 Jan 2018
What are ACOs and what do they mean for GPs? What are ACOs and what do they mean for GPs?
Plans to develop accountable care organisations (ACOs) in the NHS have proven controversial. GPonline looks at whether they are simply a pragmatic way to facilitate NHS integration, or a one-way ticket to NHS privatisation.
17 Jan 2018
 
Education
Red flag symptoms: Heavy menstrual bleeding Red flag symptoms: Heavy menstrual bleeding
Red flags associated with menorrhagia and when urgent referral is required.
17 Jan 2018 CPD
Case study: Relapsing polychondritis Case study: Relapsing polychondritis
A presentation of painful ears was found to have a systemic cause.
17 Jan 2018 CPD
 
Online consultations
Online consultations and your medical indemnity Online consultations and your medical indemnity
NHS England wants practices to make greater use of online consultations, but many GPs are concerned about the medico-legal implications and the impact on their indemnity. GPonline outlines the three main medical defence organisations' positions on online consultations.
15 Jan 2018
 

 
 
GP Jobs
GP Job of the Week: Part-time GP partner, Worcestershire GP Job of the Week: Part-time GP partner, Worcestershire
The Corbett Medical Practice in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire has an outstanding CQC rating and is looking for a part-time partner.
16 Jan 2018
 
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