November deadline set for GPs to be licensed 08-Jun-09
The GMC today announced a 16 November deadline for all GPs to be licensed in order to practise medicine in the UK.
GPs could be forced out by firms under competition rules 10-Jun-09
Private firms could use competition rules to force PCTs to break up existing GPs' contracts, according to the panel responsible for regulating competition in the NHS.
- New primary care minister is appointed 09-Jun-09 North Warwickshire MP Mike O'Brien replaces Ben Bradshaw as health minister responsible for primary care.
GP contracts swine flu as total reaches 557 08-Jun-09
A GP in Wales has contracted swine flu after returning from a trip to America, as experts warn that the number of confirmed cases could be double the official total
Global flu pandemic officially declared 11-Jun-09
The WHO has declared a global flu pandemic, the first in 40 years, following an emergency meeting in Geneva.