Monday 5 December
The Patients Association recommended that patient representatives on clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) should be paid for their time.
Read the story here: Exclusive: Call for patient representatives on CCGs to be paid
Tuesday 6 December
Using telehealth devices in the home can halve mortality rates, according to early findings of a DoH trial.
Read the story here: Telehealth halves deaths, largest trial yet shows
Wednesday 7 December
GP practices could be expected to take on up to 25% more work by 2014/15.
Read the story here: PCTs plan 25% more work for GPs by 2014/15
Thursday 8 December
GPC leaders warn that the UK-wide GP contract is heading for collapse in three to five years.
Read the story here: GPC warns UK-wide GP contract is heading for collapse
Friday 9 December
A further increase to doctors' and medical students' pension contributions will 'intensify the anger' they are already feeling over pension reforms, the BMA has warned.
Read the story here: BMA warns pension anger will intensify after increased GP contribution offer