Your GP magazine preview - 24 November (LATEST) GPs denied cancer scans, CQC fury & macular survey

Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 24 November and below is a taster of what you can expect to find there, including a first look at our front page.

The issue will be available to download first tomorrow afternoon on our award-winning app. Follow us on Twitter (@gponlinenews) to find out exactly when it's available.


Our splash and analysis is about CCGs denying GPs direct access to cancer scans despite a government pledge. The CQC (@CQCfor GPs) caused a storm by publishing practice ratings on Tuesday denounced as misleading by GPC deputy chairman Dr Kailash Chand (@KailashChandOBE). GP joined forces with the Macular Society (@MacularSociety) to survey GPs on Charles Bonnet syndrome.


RCGP chairwoman Dr Maureen Baker (@maureenrcgp) writes about improving patients' online access to their records, booking appointments and repeat prescriptions.


There are 3.5 CPD credits available in this section including a three-page Clinical Review on prostate cancer.


Dr Mark Goodwin, whose South Wales practice exceeded flu jab targets last season, reveals how it was done. Subscribe to our sister site Medeconomics for more help about how to run your practice better.


Meet Lanarkshire GP and donkey rescuer Dr Louise Eccles and enter a draw to win a Fortnum and Mason hamper worth £500 in time for Christmas.


1. First GP practices rated by CQC classed as 'outstanding'

2. Early CQC inspections target 'high-risk' practices

3. GP fury as CQC ranks practices without inspecting them

4. CQC 'disappointed' after fury over practice risk ranking

5. CQC publishes first CQC rating by mistake

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