Your GP magazine preview: 27 October (LATEST) #BestPracticeUK #SaveOurSurgeries #5YFV

Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 27 October and below we give you 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 iPad app. Follow us on Twitter (@gponlinenews) to find out exactly when it's available.


Our exclusive splash reveals that practices in deprived areas face shutdown as APMS reviews across England threaten funding cuts or closure for more than 100 practices. Details of the NHS five-year forward view (5YFV) were revealed on Thursday. Look out for what it means for GPs in this issue. BMA deputy chairman Dr Kailash Chand (@KailashChandOBE) called it 'jam tomorrow, not jam today'GP is also at the Best Practice UK show (@BestPracticeUK) in Birmingham #BestPracticeUK. Our analysis looks at whether named GPs would improve patient care.


RCGP chairwoman Dr Maureen Baker (@MaureenRCGP) on early intervention being key in mental health. Look out for the latest from our regular columnists Dr Liam Farrell (@drlfarrell) and Dr Zara Aziz.


Our three-page Clinical review is about colorectal cancer. Look out also for the latest on familial breast cancer, pigmentation, diplopia, fascia-related heel pain and balancing life as a rural GP.


Our sister site Medeconomics launches its new HR Toolkit, which has been produced by the CIPD, the UK professional body for HR and people development.


Read the inspiring story of GP, grandmother and triathlete Dr Margaret Lupton (@MagsieLodge) who was told she wouldn't make it as a GP. It didn't stop her, of course. Time is running out to win an iPad Air, our gadget of the year.


1. GP practices should join forces to deliver services at scale, says CQC

2. Demand for locum GPs rising as practices struggle to recruit

3. Practices to earn £55 per extra patient diagnosed with dementia

4. London GPs 'anxious' over Darzi's £1bn premises investment proposal

5. GP Ebola advice updated as research warns of infected patients boarding flights

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