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

Collaborative care - the role of patient involvement in primary care

Dr Mark Sanford-Wood: Primary care networks offer GPs a chance to take the reins of the NHS

GP with lung cancer aims to challenge misconceptions about the disease

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

What can primary care networks learn from past service reorganisations?

What can primary care networks learn from past service reorganisations?

Accountant Laurence Slavin looks at two high-profile contract failures in the NHS...

Dr Chaand Nagpaul: Sexist behaviour in the BMA must be stamped out

Dr Chaand Nagpaul: Sexist behaviour in the BMA must be stamped out

BMA chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul has apologised and promised an investigation after GPonline...

What GPs can expect from the new state-backed indemnity scheme

What GPs can expect from the new state-backed indemnity scheme

As the new state-backed indemnity scheme for general practice begins, Helen Vernon...

'Sexism at the BMA has cost general practice a generation of leaders'

'Sexism at the BMA has cost general practice a generation of leaders'

Women leaders in general practice are being pushed out by a tide of sexism, bullying...

How GPs can help patients with asthma to use inhalers correctly

How GPs can help patients with asthma to use inhalers correctly

Correct inhaler technique is vital for people with asthma. Asthma UK clinical lead...

Viewpoint: Conflicting headlines are confusing patients about breast cancer risks

Viewpoint: Conflicting headlines are confusing patients about breast cancer risks

Over 40% of women do not feel they have a good understanding of the breast cancer...

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