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GPs ignored in 2017 budget as NHS England hints at cuts to services

System for handling complaints against doctors 'compromises patient care'

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Three charts that show how the GP workforce is changing

Budget 2017: Chancellor pledges extra £2.8bn for NHS

Budget must supply funding for GPs to tackle winter pressures, RCGP says

Practice management

Tips to help practices cope with winter pressures

Tips to help practices cope with winter pressures

There have been dire predictions about how well the NHS will cope this winter and...

GPC not ruling out legal action over problems with primary care support

GPC not ruling out legal action over problems with primary care support

GP leaders could take legal action or ask NHS watchdogs to step in if problems with...

GPC to release guidance on safe workload limits for GPs
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GPC to release guidance on safe workload limits for GPs

The GPC is planning to release guidance to help practices set safe workload limits...

Practice opinion

Dr Chris Mimagh: GPs should not be too quick to dismiss new GP at Hand service
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Dr Chris Mimagh: GPs should not be too quick to dismiss new GP at Hand service

This week there's been quite a fuss over the launch of GP at Hand service from Babylon...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Will £20k 'golden hellos' solve the GP recruitment crisis?

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Will £20k 'golden hellos' solve the GP recruitment crisis?

Do GP trainees really want a £20k bonus or do they place more value on being in the...

A day in the life of a practice manager: The elephant in the room
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A day in the life of a practice manager: The elephant in the room

There's not just one elephant in the room, but a whole herd trampling towards general...

The editor recommends

Video: GPs should not fear the rise of 'super partnerships'

Video: GPs should not fear the rise of 'super partnerships'

GPs should not be fearful of joining super partnerships because the new organisations...

Download Medeconomics' Guide to Practice Mergers by signing up for a free trial

Download Medeconomics' Guide to Practice Mergers by signing up for a free trial

If your practice is planning a merger, Medeconomics' Guide to Practice Mergers is...

GPs continue to choose locum careers over salaried and partner roles
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GPs continue to choose locum careers over salaried and partner roles

GPs are continuing to choose to work as GP locums rather than remain in partner or...

Exclusive: GPs drop private services as workload pressures rise
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Exclusive: GPs drop private services as workload pressures rise

One in three GP practices have stopped providing some non-NHS services in the past...

Map: How have GP practices across England fared in CQC inspections?
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Map: How have GP practices across England fared in CQC inspections?

CQC inspections have found that the vast majority of practices in England are providing...

GP Podcast: Can physician associates and skill mix ease the GP workforce crisis?

GP Podcast: Can physician associates and skill mix ease the GP workforce crisis?

GP Podcast was invited to visit the Allum Medical Centre in Waltham Forest, north...