Your all-new fortnightly GP splashed on Monday on how the QOF is changing faster than ever, with a look at what the future of the 'tick-box' framework holds for GPs.
To The King's Fund (@TheKingsFund) in London on Thursday, where Labour shadow health secretary Andy Burnham (@AndyBurnhammp) told GP's Marina Soteriou (@Marina_Soteriou) how he would like to see GPs' and CCGs' roles change.
Event hashtag #wholepersoncare was trending during the launch. GPonline.com has the entire 38-minute speech available to watch.
GPC deputy chairman Dr Richard Vautrey (@rvautrey) sounds a quality premium warning:
As @dhgovuk prepare to respond to Francis report they risk making same mistakes again with Quality Premium. Still time to learn lessons.— Richard Vautrey (@rvautrey) January 22, 2013
#weekinreview's new favourite media GP Dr Ellie Cannon (@Dr_Ellie) on an unusual consult:
Gosh, just reading the report from when I delivered a baby on the floor of the loo in my GP clinic. Definitely a "significant event"!— Dr Ellie Cannon (@Dr_Ellie) January 23, 2013
Heartening snow news from @AlysonReay:
Unintended snow consequences from Dr Gandalf @DrGandalf52:
@drgandalf52 ..that, and extremely good weather, are the only factors that lessen demand for GP appointments!— Siôn Edwards (@Sionedwards) January 22, 2013
Shadow health minister Jamie Reed (@jreedmp) focusing on the pressing issues of the day:
Victoria Aitken (?) on 5 Live "What's wrong with fun naked billiards?" Indeed. Finally, someone dares to speak out.— Jamie Reed (@jreedmp) January 22, 2013
GPonline.com's most popular blog of the week was Quality premium - opportunities and challenges for GPs by NHS Doncaster CCG chairman Dr Nick Tupper @DrNickTupper which was retweeted a record 37 times.