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Why social prescribers have huge potential in general practice

GPs have a key role to play in helping people back into work

10 ways to save general practice

Will NHS England's plan to 'de-risk' GP premises leases work?

News analysis & interviews

What GPs need to know about state-backed indemnity

What GPs need to know about state-backed indemnity

The state-backed indemnity schemes for GPs in England and Wales began on 1 April....

What we know so far about plans for state-backed GP indemnity

What we know so far about plans for state-backed GP indemnity

Plans to introduce state-backed GP indemnity offered some hope to a profession that...

How the GP contract could change in 2019

How the GP contract could change in 2019

NHS England has suggested that 2019/20 could see the biggest change to the GP contract...

Government drops time limit on pledge to recruit 5,000 more GPs

Government drops time limit on pledge to recruit 5,000 more GPs

Matt Hancock's message about the GP workforce at last week's RCGP conference sounded...

In charts: Is it the end of the road for GPs owning premises?

In charts: Is it the end of the road for GPs owning premises?

The attraction of premises ownership has dimmed for GPs - with many unable or unwilling...

Interview: 'We must not forget the personal cost of change in the NHS'

Interview: 'We must not forget the personal cost of change in the NHS'

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard reflects on her second year as Chair of RCGP Council.

How can GPs access the winter indemnity scheme?

How can GPs access the winter indemnity scheme?

This is the fourth year NHS England has run the winter indemnity scheme, which aims...

Can NHS England's review solve the GP premises crisis?

Can NHS England's review solve the GP premises crisis?

As part of the GP contract negotiations for 2018/19 the GPC and NHS England agreed...

Key questions for the GP partnership review

Key questions for the GP partnership review

The government's review of the GP partnership model will be considering 23 'key lines...

Opinion

The challenges NHS England must address if PCNs are to succeed

The challenges NHS England must address if PCNs are to succeed

PCNs are off to a positive start, but there are risks in the reform programme ahead...

NHS anniversary: A GP's account of the start of the NHS

NHS anniversary: A GP's account of the start of the NHS

On the NHS's 71st anniversary, GPonline highlights an account by Dr John Fry, one...

GP training: Why I nearly didn't choose general practice

GP training: Why I nearly didn't choose general practice

As Dr Zoe Brown prepares to start GP training in August, she reflects on how she...

What the new junior doctor contract means for GP trainees

What the new junior doctor contract means for GP trainees

Junior doctors this week backed proposed changes to the contract imposed on them...

Setting up our PCN has been hard work, but I'm positive about the future

Setting up our PCN has been hard work, but I'm positive about the future

As primary care networks (PCNs) prepare to go live on 1 July, network clinical director...

Collaborative care - the role of patient involvement in primary care

Collaborative care - the role of patient involvement in primary care

Dr Gerry Morrow highlights the benefits of involving patients in their own care and...

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