A coroner has criticised the lack of guidance on prescribing oxycodone and amitriptyline after a patient died after he was prescribed both of these by health professionals.
GP leaders in England have called for the BMA’s GP Committee to reject the establishment of primary care networks and instead develop a new contract.
A lack of powers and inherited long-standing issues has set NHS Property Services (NHSPS) up for failure, according to a new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
Antibiotics prescribing in general practice has fallen by 17% since 2014, according to new figures by Public Health England (PHE)
The major symptoms of depression can be curbed by anti-inflammatories, according to a new study.
The number of GPs from the EEA who are practising in the UK has fallen by 10% since 2012, according to a report by the GMC.
Around 30% of GPs have reduced their hours in the past 12 months, according to a new report by the GMC.
A 16-year-old boy died by suicide after he was unable to access mental health services through CAMHS, despite being referred by his GP.
The cost of providing undergraduate placements in general practice is considerably more than the funding given, according to a new study.
A GP practice has been told it does not have to post medical records to a solicitor, after a judge ruled in its favour.
Referrals by the GMC to the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) have increased by 40%, despite ‘no significant increase’ in complaints made to the GMC.
The BMA has an 'old boys' club network' culture that treats 'women as of less importance and ability', a scathing review of the body has concluded.
The Government has announced plans to increase the number of healthcare professionals who can prescribe ‘low-risk’ medicines.
New laws requiring GPs to report deaths to the coroner in writing have come into force today, however, GPs have warned this will cause delays to funerals.
Recycled medical records used as part of a festival's art sculpture in a town centre 'breached data protection' rules according to a CCG.
Deliveries of quadrivalent flu vaccines will be between one and two weeks late due to an unexpected delay in manufacturing, according to supplier Sanofi Pasteur.
The Supreme Court’s judgement that the suspension of parliament for five weeks earlier this month was unlawful has signaled ‘more political upheaval’, according to the BMA.
The named GP scheme has not successfully improved continuity of care or reduced emergency admissions, a study has found.
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GPs could receive thousands of pounds of extra seniority pay following revised figures for 2015/16, published by NHS Digital.
The University of Bristol has defended its GP services after criticism that it did not follow NICE guidance, following the suicide of a patient.