LMC conference 2017: full coverage

GP leaders at the LMC conference 2017 debated whether the NHS could survive chronic underfunding, if GP contractor status had 'reached the end of the road' and industrial action. All the news and exclusive interviews from this year's event can be found here.

The LMC conference 2017 comes at a critical time in UK politics, just weeks before the snap general election on 8 June, giving the profession a chance to send a strong message to politicians about the need to invest to end the crisis facing both general practice and the wider NHS.

Conference news

Day one

Day two

Watch: debates from day one

Watch: debates from day two

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