#WeekInReview - 7 November: CCG telehealth exclusive, Naked RCGP Chef, #NHSChangeDay and naked NHS staff

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

Naked Chef Jamie Oliver receives RCGP fellowship flanked by Dr Maureen Baker, RCGP chairwoman elect, and RCGP chairwoman Professor Clare Gerada
Naked Chef Jamie Oliver receives RCGP fellowship flanked by Dr Maureen Baker, RCGP chairwoman elect, and RCGP chairwoman Professor Clare Gerada


Your all-new, fortnightly, 96-page GP is out Monday but available first on iPad tomorrow afternoon. It features the results of a Freedom of Information Act investigation into how well the telehealth roll-out is proceeding across England and how convinced CCGs are about the coalition government drive.




1. Exclusive: NHS England official questions call for 10,000 more GPs

2. GPs want 24-hour responsibility for patients, health minister claims

3. GP long-term conditions care criticised by NHS England

4. Stop bullying GPs over 084 numbers, GPC warns NHS England

5. NHS bosses confirm £40m cuts to GP payment service



When seven-day GPs, named GPs and GP-run CCGs become 'Allo 'Allo! by Dr Chris Lancelot (@DrChrisLancelot).


To the RCGP's (@RCGP) Euston Square headquarters in London where a celebrity chef was receiving a fellowship for his services to nutrition:







To Yorkshire where there was something out of the ordinary on the menu:







#NHSChangeDay returns:








Less Naked Chef and more naked staff at Wansbeck General Hospital in Northumberland raising money for the Orchid (@OrchidCancer) and Bright (@NorthumbriaNHS) causes:








To #WeekInReview's favourite media GP for Downton Abbey-related (@DowntonAbbey) news:







And, finally, the question of the week:








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