#WeekInReview - #GPsBehindClosedDoors, #PutPatientsFirst and #LMCs2014

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

GPs who stars in the programme (photo: Channel 5/Knickerbockerglory Ltd)
GPs who stars in the programme (photo: Channel 5/Knickerbockerglory Ltd)


Your all-new, fortnightly, 60-page issue of GP is out Monday but available first tomorrow afternoon via our award-winning iPad app. It includes an analysis of the UK LMCs conference agenda (taking place in York 22 and 23 May #LMCs2014) and a look at what CCGs co-commissioning primary care means for GPs.


1. GP reaction to the GPs Behind Closed Doors TV documentary

2. GPs Behind Closed Doors - reaction to TV episode 2

3. Red Flag symptoms: epigastric pain

4. Unite union considers GP legal action against government over MPIG cuts

5. GP adviser to appear on BBC Radio 5 live stress investigation


Paying £95 per annum for an app to access primary care by Dr Chris Mimnagh (@ChrisMimnagh) for our sister site Inside Commissioning (@INCommissioning).


Episode two (of four) of Channel 5's GPs Behind Closed Doors was aired at 9pm on Tuesday:

GP adviser Dr Ravi Ramanathan appeared on BBC Radio 5 live's Shelagh Fogarty programme on Tuesday talking about GP workload:

And, finally, the RCGP's #PutPatientsFirst campaign for greater resources in primary care is gaining pace:


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