#weekinreview - 9 August: GPs' biggest fan, BMA chair in pyjamas and #changeoverday

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

Note to subs: where does the apostrophe go? Mr Hunt: 'I'm GPs' biggest fan.'
Note to subs: where does the apostrophe go? Mr Hunt: 'I'm GPs' biggest fan.'


In your latest fortnightly GP out Monday health secretary Jeremy Hunt (@jeremy_hunt) revealed exclusively that he wants a major GP contract rethink and is GPs' biggest fan. Completists can even read the full transcript of senior news reporter Marina Soteriou's (@Marina_Soteriou) interview. New GPC chairman Dr Chaand Nagpaul (@CNagpaul) also told us how he wants to restore GPs' sense of pride.



1. Exclusive: Cash flow problems hit partners' income

2. Exclusive: Jeremy Hunt calls for major GP contract rethink

3. GPs fear workload rise as AQP services expand by a quarter

4. Jeremy Hunt interview: 'I'm GPs' biggest fan.'

5. Is it time for a GP care home service?



@jeremy_hunt has been listening to GP leaders this week about GP solutions to NHS problems. A rare compliment also found its way onto Twitter.


#weekinreview survived Wednesday, the day when the latest pool of junior doctors take to hospital wards, known as #changeoverday or #blackwednesday:


#tipsfornewdocs is a useful Twitter resource for a sense of community - and fun:




Always good to let off a little steam also:



To NHS Oxfordshire CCG (@OxonCCG) for an explanation of what it is and what it does.



Our best read was Inside Commissioning's Why our CCG didn't put our community services out to tender by West Cheshire CCG (@WestCheshireCCG) chairman Dr Huw Charles-Jones.

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