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Exclusive CCGs are trying to force practices to form primary care networks in a certain way, without consideration for working relationships or GP opinions, according to a practice consultant for GP networks.
Members of the public are being encouraged to take an online test to find out their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, and see their GP if they are labelled at-risk.
Safety is the biggest concern when it comes to private primary care services, the CQC has revealed.
Male GPs earn 33% more than their female counterparts, according to a major review of the gender pay gap in the NHS.
GP practices will need to participate in peer-review meetings within their primary care network, as part of new indicators added to the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF).
The NHS diabetes prevention programme is set to double in size, after figures show that patients who completed the scheme lost nearly 60,000kg between them.
The Medical Practitioner Tribunal Service review hearing for Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba has been set for 8 and 9 April.
NICE is set to develop new guidance for GPs and other health professionals on prescription drug dependence and how to manage withdrawal.
The BMA has ‘delivered’ on a number of GP demands - including reducing workload, increasing the workforce and bringing an end to austerity - the GP Committee chair Dr Richard Vautrey will tell the LMC UK conference today.
Babylon GP at Hand getting the greenlight on its expansion to other cities – before the independent review on the service has been completed – ‘simply beggars belief’, according to BMA GP Committee chair Dr Richard Vautrey.
The running of the NHS cervical screening programme administration will be taken off Capita and brought back in house, NHS England has announced.
GP numbers will fall ‘substantially short of demand’, even though there is a major focus on increasing GP trainee numbers by 2024, posing a 'fundermental threat' to primary care, according to a major new report.
GPs in areas close to London should have their pay weighted to match those in the city, in an attempt to stop them leaving the local area for higher wages, MPs have argued.
GPs have seen a significant increase in the number of patients requesting medicinal cannabis, according to new research.
Babylon GP at Hand has been given the green light to expand to the UK's second-largest city, the digital company has confirmed.
A major review of opioid medicines has been launched by the Government medicines regulator, with the aim of cutting overprescribing and drug misuse.
A grassroots GP campaign group has called on GPs to boycott working with Babylon until the independent evaluation of its NHS service is complete and the ‘full impact’ of the model is known.
GPs can prescribe statins to patients aged over 75 to effectively cut the risk of vascular events – such as heart attack and stroke - and reduce vascular mortality, according to a new study.
The healthcare inspector is encouraging patients to complain about their experiences of GP care if they have concerns, in order to improve services.
GPs should have access to a national mental health support service on the NHS, according to Health Education England.