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GMC should lose right to appeal medical tribunal decisions, says BMA

GMC should lose right to appeal medical tribunal decisions, says BMA

The GMC should be stripped of its power to appeal medical tribunal decisions, the...

Paying tax as a GP locum

Paying tax as a GP locum

Medical accountant Jenny Stone explains how you pay your tax as a GP locum.

NHS bodies agree 'overarching principles' for quality in general practice

NHS bodies agree 'overarching principles' for quality in general practice

NHS regulators and other organisations have agreed key principles that define quality...

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Why GP locums should join a chambers

Why GP locums should join a chambers

There are many benefits to being part of a chambers if you are a locum GP, but what...

GP locums: Setting up as a limited company

GP locums: Setting up as a limited company

Accountant Jenny Stone highlights the pros and cons of setting up as a limited company...

Starting as a GP partner: Working with the practice team and your CPD

Starting as a GP partner: Working with the practice team and your CPD

In the third part of this three-part guide, Dr Tillmann Jacobi looks at working with...

Starting as a GP partner: Getting to know your practice

Starting as a GP partner: Getting to know your practice

In this three-part guide for new GP partners, Dr Tillmann Jacobi provides some practical...

How to deal with a GMC complaint
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How to deal with a GMC complaint

Receiving a letter from the GMC informing you of a complaint can be a terrible shock....

GP careers: GPSI in movement disorders

GP careers: GPSI in movement disorders

Dr Nick Lance describes his role as a GPSI in movement disorders and answers questions...

Getting the most out of your appraisal

Getting the most out of your appraisal

Advice to help GPs prepare for their annual appraisal. By Dr Marika Davies from Medical...

Volunteering as a GP in Nepal

Volunteering as a GP in Nepal

UK charity PHASE Worldwide aims to sustainably reduce poverty through community-based...

Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of looking after ourselves
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Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of looking after ourselves

As humans we all have the same needs for rest and recuperation, and it is worth spending...

Advice for GPs returning to work after an injury or illness

Advice for GPs returning to work after an injury or illness

How does a period away from work because of illness or injury affect your medical...

Wellbeing for GPs: It is time we addressed doctors' unmet needs
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Wellbeing for GPs: It is time we addressed doctors' unmet needs

As GPs we have all come across PUNs and DENs. But it's now time we started to consider...

Caring for patients in prison: reducing your medicolegal risk

Caring for patients in prison: reducing your medicolegal risk

Providing GP care to patients in prison poses a unique set of challenges, explains...

GP locums

How GP locums should handle patient complaints

How GP locums should handle patient complaints

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Beverley Ward explains the particular challenges for...

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum
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Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of the things to consider when preparing for...

Setting your terms and conditions as a GP locum

Setting your terms and conditions as a GP locum

To get the most out of being a GP locum it is important that you set your personal...

Wellbeing for GPs

Wellbeing for GPs: How sharing our experiences can help sustain us

Wellbeing for GPs: How sharing our experiences can help sustain us

Dr Jennifer Napier explains how 'Schwartz Rounds', where a multidisciplinary group...

Wellbeing for GPs: What can we do to prevent burnout?
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Wellbeing for GPs: What can we do to prevent burnout?

What does burnout in general practice mean and how can we reduce the risk of it happening...

Wellbeing for GPs: Dealing with constant NHS change

Wellbeing for GPs: Dealing with constant NHS change

The NHS seems to be in a constant state of change, which can be extremely stressful....

GP training

GP training: How to make the most of your hospital rotations

GP training: How to make the most of your hospital rotations

Dr Patrice Baptiste offers some tips for GP trainees on how to get the most from...

Consultation skills - Staying calm with angry patients
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Consultation skills - Staying calm with angry patients

Professionally placating an angry patient can have benefits for both GP and patient....

Consultation skills - Control the length of the consultation
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Consultation skills - Control the length of the consultation

Dr Mona Kular advises on the factors affecting consultation time that are within...

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