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High referral rates do not necessarily indicate poor-quality primary care on the contrary it may be the better GPs who refer the most, a new study suggests.
GPs caught by AAH Meditel's withdrawal from the computer data market have now been hit by a 'pay up or get out' deadline.
GPs throughout the country are to be investigated by FHSAs checking claims that many family doctors are successfully ignoring the parts of the new contract they do not like.
GPs exhausted by contract workload have turned to deputising services to pick up the out-of-hours burden.
GPs' hearts sink before they see about 10 per cent of appointments, new research suggests.
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