#weekinreview - 31 May: Baby teaches CPR, GP wears condom #LMCLive pic and @INCommissioning

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

If a baby can do it... this little one is practising CPR
If a baby can do it... this little one is practising CPR


Your fortnightly GP came out on Monday and includes the latest on the out-of-hours responsibility row between health secretary Jeremy Hunt (@jeremy_hunt) and GPs, an exclusive look at how the practice cash crisis may force staff cuts, an interview with RCGP chair-elect Dr Maureen Baker (@MaureenZk60) and analysis of how NICE plans to reshape general practice

There was no #weekinreview last week because Team GP was covering the UK LMCs 2013 conference in central London. Check out all our stories and video interviews from the event (#LMCLive) including an exclusive video interview with outgoing GPC chairman Dr Laurence Buckman. Outfit of the week alert:



1. Practices face 60,000 penalty over 0844 phone lines

2. Exclusive: Cash crisis may force staff cuts

3. Half of medical students should become GPs, minister vows

4. Jeremy Hunt 'confused and hypocritical', GPs warn

5. LMCs reject no confidence vote in Jeremy Hunt



BBC and south London GP Dr Rosemary Leonard (@DrRosemaryL) was full of admiration for a patient braving the elements: 



Public health doctor Dr Gabriel Scally (@GabrielScally) and Professor Chris Ham (@profchrisham), chief executive of The King's Fund, cast doubt over the 2004 GMS contract blamed for the current A&E crisis:



The team behind GP has just launched new website Inside Commissioning (@INCommissioning). Aimed at those involved with CCGs, it includes the latest thinking about redesigning healthcare and has a profile page for each CCG which can be customised. The latest blog is by management consultant and former Blair adviser Paul Corrigan titled Help commissioners by changing Payment by Results to develop integration.

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Our most popular blog of the week was headlined Partnership changes and GP premises complications and written by GP specialist accountant Laurence Slavin (@LaurieSlavin).


Potentially not best practice but awws all around:

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