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Liam Farrell: Just call me Ishmael

Dr Chris Mimnagh: There is no one-size-fits-all for GP workload limits

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Can we set workload limits in general practice?

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What role did reflections play in the case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba?

News analysis & interviews

Interview: GPs have a bright future despite the current crisis, says Dr Richard Vautrey
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Interview: GPs have a bright future despite the current crisis, says Dr Richard Vautrey

GPC chair Dr Richard Vautrey talks to GPonline about the challenges facing general...

How the new Scottish contract changes GP funding and pay

How the new Scottish contract changes GP funding and pay

GPs in Scotland have voted for a new GP contract that will change the way that practices...

How will GPs' role change under the new Scottish contract?
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How will GPs' role change under the new Scottish contract?

The new Scottish GMS contract, which comes into effect in April 2018, will 'refocus'...

How Scotland's new contract takes the burden of premises off GPs' shoulders
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How Scotland's new contract takes the burden of premises off GPs' shoulders

Practice premises are 'increasingly perceived as an unwanted liability by potential...

What are ACOs and what do they mean for GPs?

What are ACOs and what do they mean for GPs?

Plans to develop accountable care organisations (ACOs) in the NHS have proven controversial....

This winter is my worst yet in the NHS, says GPC chair

This winter is my worst yet in the NHS, says GPC chair

The BMA's top GP has said this is the worst winter for the NHS he has seen in 30...

How does the NHS GP Health Service work?

How does the NHS GP Health Service work?

The NHS GP Health Service provides support and treatment to GPs struggling with mental...

Zombies, monkeys and Jeremy Hunt: The top stories of 2017

Zombies, monkeys and Jeremy Hunt: The top stories of 2017

GPonline looks back at our top stories and most popular opinions from the past 12...

What is the BMA's plan for saving general practice?
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What is the BMA's plan for saving general practice?

The BMA's Saving General Practice document details six key factors that need to be...

Opinion

Dr Chris Mimnagh: A cautionary tale of healthcare in the future

Dr Chris Mimnagh: A cautionary tale of healthcare in the future

I'm not going to comment on current affairs this week, instead can I tell a story...

Antibiotics: We need a whole-society approach to tackle antibiotic resistance

Antibiotics: We need a whole-society approach to tackle antibiotic resistance

NICE's recent guidance on treating sore throats is a good reminder of the need to...

Viewpoint: Dr Bawa-Garba case set back patient safety gains by 10 years
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Viewpoint: Dr Bawa-Garba case set back patient safety gains by 10 years

The message that the courts and the GMC have sent to doctors is that if a patient...

Regulation: GMC should be given powers to reduce number of GP investigations

Regulation: GMC should be given powers to reduce number of GP investigations

Doctors are bearing the brunt of an outdated and inflexible system of professional...

Liam Farrell: The impossibility of healthcare is universal

Liam Farrell: The impossibility of healthcare is universal

Keen-eyed minds have been probing the fabric of the universe for thousands of years,...

Prescribing: Restricting access to 'low value' treatments is a false economy
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Prescribing: Restricting access to 'low value' treatments is a false economy

NHS England's decisions on treatment effectiveness appear to be based on a very narrow...

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