Special LMCs conference: full coverage of GP crisis summit

LMC leaders will debate the crisis facing general practice on 30 January at the first special LMCs conference in a decade. Keep up to date here with full coverage from GPonline - including news and opinion from top GPs.

GPs at the conference will debate plans for practices to resign en masse from their contracts, a possible move to an all-salaried GP service and possible non-compliance with regulation by the CQC.

The conference aims to highlight the crisis facing general practice and to identify solutions that can ensure a sustainable future for the profession.

VIsit this page for details of GPonline coverage leading up to the conference, and for updates as the event unfolds on 30 January.

GPonline special conference news

BMA leaders' views

In the week leading up to the conference, senior BMA GPs are writing for GPonline to explore the key factors that have brought the profession to crisis point.

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Read more: Special LMC conference motions in full

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