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GPonline.com - 16th December 2018
Latest news from the RCGP and RCGP Annual Conference 2019
One in three GPs likely to quit within five years, warns RCGP One in three GPs likely to quit within five years, warns RCGP
One in three GPs are 'unlikely' to be working in general practice in five years' time, an RCGP poll has revealed - prompting a warning from the college that the NHS must step up efforts to retain doctors.
3 Dec 2018
RCGP calls on Matt Hancock to review state indemnity funding decision RCGP calls on Matt Hancock to review state indemnity funding decision
RCGP chair Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard has written to health secretary Matt Hancock urging him to review the DHSC's decision to pay for the new state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs from existing GP funding.
28 Nov 2018
Anger at RCGP Council over 'kick in the teeth' on state-backed indemnity Anger at RCGP Council over 'kick in the teeth' on state-backed indemnity
RCGP Council members have reacted angrily to the government's announcement that state-backed indemnity will be funded from existing GP funding.
27 Nov 2018
'GP partnership review failing to meet the real needs of newly-qualified GPs' 'GP partnership review failing to meet the real needs of newly-qualified GPs'
Chair of the RCGP's First5 Committee Dr Jodie Blackadder-Weinstein was initially pleased with the findings of the GP partnership review but her opinion changed as she explored further and sought the views of committee members.
29 Nov 2018
GP Partnership Review chair responds to concerns of newly qualified GPs GP Partnership Review chair responds to concerns of newly qualified GPs
GP Partnership Review chair Dr Nigel Watson has responded to concerns raised by the RCGP First5 Committee in an open letter sent to GPonline. Read his full response to First5 chair Dr Jodie Blackadder-Weinstein below.
3 Dec 2018
RCGP opposes Brexit and throws weight behind 'people's vote' campaign RCGP opposes Brexit and throws weight behind 'people's vote' campaign
The RCGP has formally opposed the UK's exit from the EU and backed a 'people's vote' on Brexit negotiations following a meeting of its governing council.
26 Nov 2018
 
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GP trainers work longer hours than trainers in hospitals GP trainers work longer hours than trainers in hospitals
GP trainers are working longer hours than trainers in hospitals and the heavy workload is having a detrimental impact on their health and wellbeing, the GMC has said.
30 Nov 2018
New vitamin D guidelines aim to provide clarity on testing and prescribing New vitamin D guidelines aim to provide clarity on testing and prescribing
Dr Terry Aspray explains what the National Osteoporosis Society's new clinical guidelines on vitamin D and bone health mean in practice for GPs.
6 Dec 2018
 
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