Your GP magazine preview: 29 September #SaveOurSurgeries #RCGPAC

Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 29 September and below we give you a taster of what you can expect to find there.

Dr Walters: 'I would love to become a full-time musician and composer and feel this ever more strongly as work as a GP becomes ever more difficult.'
Dr Walters: 'I would love to become a full-time musician and composer and feel this ever more strongly as work as a GP becomes ever more difficult.'

#News

Includes all the latest from the #SaveOurSurgeries campaign and reaction to Scotland's independence vote. 

#Opinion

Our new regular columnist Dr Zara Aziz on a case of delusional parasitosis, old favourite Dr Liam Farrell (@drlfarrell) on why he doesn't usually attend weddings and new RCGP chairwoman Dr Maureen Baker (@maureenRCGP) in the run up to her first RCGP annual conference at the helm in Liverpool on 2 October (#RCGPAC).

#Education

Specialist Dr Iain Reeves and GP Dr Richard Ma (@GP_SexualHealth) go head to head to discuss the role of HIV testing in black Africans in the UK.

#PracticeBriefing

What does the friends and family test mean for your practice? Subscribe to our sister site Medeconomics for advice on how to better run your practice.

#Life

Meet Northampton GP Dr Peter Walters who writes choral music and musicals for children, and is currently adapting a Roald Dahl novel for a school show. Also Scottish Borders GP Dr Kathryn Howe recommends campervanning for relaxation. Enter our competition to win £500 worth of John Lewis vouchers.

#OurMostReadStories

1. GP partnership model dead within 10 years, says NHS England GP

2. Funding cuts in Scotland could spark collapse of general practice

3. CQC plans for GP practices risk clash with revalidation

4. Child flu vaccine 'rationing' may force practices to turn away patients

5. Cost of general practice would double without independent contractors

* The issue will be available to download first on our award-winning iPad app on Friday 26 September.  Follow us on Twitter (@gponlinenews) to find out exactly when it's available.

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