#weekinreview - 15 August: Exclusive GP stress results, Burnham eggs Miliband and #tipsfornewdocs

A glance back over this week's primary care news, opinion, top tweets and best gaffes.

Egg Miliband goes walkabout on return from holiday
Egg Miliband goes walkabout on return from holiday


Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham (@andyburnhammp) turned to The Guardian to throw a metaphorical egg at Labour leader Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) who hadn't returned home from his holidays for long before encountering a real one at close quarters. Mr Burnham explained his ambitious plans for the NHS (which haven't been universally welcomed) to GP earlier this year.

Look out for results of our exclusive GP stress investigation online tomorrow, in your first-look at GP's latest edition via iPad in the afternoon and in the magazine on Monday.



1. Exclusive: NHS managers to carry out GP appraisals as fees slashed

2. Exclusive: GPs shun NHS health checks

3. Exclusive: BMA split over how to tackle £80m GP pensions threat

4. 'Popular and caring' GP dies after cycling accident with lorry

5. Exclusive: NHS England rules out making GP peer appraisals compulsory




Not just a Walworth market in south London where Mr Miliband was facing eggs:







#ALevels results out today and kind words for all from our favourite media GP:










#changeoverday, where junior doctors take to hospital wards for the first time for training, may have been last week but #weekinreview is still enjoying the camaraderie and wit of the profession inspired by the day we're not calling #blackwednesday.
















Our best read blog was How GP pension arrangements are changing by specialist medical accountant Laurence Slavin (@Laurie_Slavin).

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