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Gaps in GMC referral and exam pass rates for ethnic minority doctors falling, says GMC

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Menopause prescribing advice updated as HRT shortage continues

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Is the government right to claim its 26,000 additional roles target has been met?


Unfunded pay rise leaves multi-million pound gap in ARRS funding

Using IIF cash to top up staff pay risks major gap in practice finances, warn accountants

GPs could play bigger role in prescribing COVID-19 treatments from end of June

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Proportion of GPs aged over 55 rising as workforce shrinks

General practice has lost more than 500 fully-qualified, full-time equivalent (FTE)...

Clinical trials: Microscope in a lab

GPs could be incentivised to recruit patients onto commercial clinical trials

GPs could be offered incentives to recruit patients onto commercial clinical trials...

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Podcast: How many GPs do we need for safe general practice, pay restoration, the state of premises

Talking General Practice looks at safe working limits and the number of GPs we need...

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EMIS to keep panic button after outcry from GPs

EMIS, one of the main GP IT system providers, has backtracked on plans to phase out...

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Flu vaccination campaign to return to pre-pandemic cohorts this year

This year's flu vaccination campaign is set to be reduced after it was expanded during...

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Vegan and vegetarian diets can play key role in reducing cardiovascular risk, study finds

Plant-based diets can play a significant role in lowering the risk of stroke and...

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Government push on patient choice will drive up GP workload, warns BMA

A new government push on patient choice aimed at reducing the NHS waiting list will...

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One in ten Scottish practices close lists in face of 'unsustainable' pressure

Almost one in ten practices in Scotland have formally closed their lists to new patients...