The CQC should scrutinise the systems within the departments of doctors who are being investigated fpr gross negligence manslaughter or culpable homicide, a new review has recommended.
The GMC should acknowledge its relationship with doctors has been ‘severely damaged’ from the Bawa-Garba case and ‘must learn’ from it, a major review has said.
The University of Bristol has defended its GP services after criticism that it did not follow NICE guidance, following the suicide of a patient.
The NHS should offer online booking, out of hours appointments and text reminders to boost cancer screening rates, according to a report.
New GPs eligible for back payments of seniority pay Subscription
GPs could receive thousands of pounds of extra seniority pay following revised figures for 2015/16, published by NHS Digital.
Stroke mortality rates fell by over 55% over a ten-year period due to improvements in care, according to new research.
Co-op app to ‘free up thousands of GP practices’ Subscription
Co-op is set to expand a repeat prescription app that will free up ‘thousands’ of GP practices in England, according to the retailer.
GPs urged to improve care for veterans Subscription
NHS England has urged GPs to sign up to a scheme to improve care for thousands of veterans and their families as part of an expansion of the service.
Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to recruiting an extra 5,000 GPs to the NHS ‘as soon as possible’.
Over 5% of GPs in England have sought help for their mental health from the GP Health Service over the past two and a half years.
The CCG hosting GP at Hand has unveiled plans to cut urgent care centre hours due to its ‘very challenging financial position’.
NHS England has highlighted that almost nine in 10 salaried GPs now work part time, in its official response to Pulse’s workload survey.
An out-of-hours service in west Wales had no GP cover 125 times during 2018, the findings of a Pulse investigation have revealed.
Pulse's investigation looks at how GP out-of-hours services are under increasing strain
GP practices are facing ‘extortionate’ increases in premises costs that could force layoffs and salary cuts, despite ongoing negotiations to bring them down, Pulse has learned.
All opioid medicines in the UK will now carry addiction warnings on their labels, the health secretary has announced.
GPs will need to work with non-GP providers as ‘a requirement’ in primary care networks from 2020, according to NHS contract documents.
An LMC has taken a stand against local authorities approving new care homes without consulting GPs in the area, after the building of two last year left practices facing a ‘continuous daily battle’.
Nine out of ten doctors regard the latest government pay award as ‘unacceptable’, according to a BMA survey.
An East London GP surgery run by the Hurley Group super-practice has been granted almost £1m by the local council to increase its capacity amid a rapidly growing population.