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LMC recruits first wave of overseas GPs to take pressure off practicesSubscription

19 Dec 2016 By Carolyn Wickware

Lincolnshire LMC has recruited its first wave of international GPs from across Europe, who will start training in Poland next month.

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GP trainees put off career by negative messages from media and politiciansSubscription

17 Aug 2017 By Julia Gregory

More than half of GP trainees say they are being put of their chosen career due to ‘soul-destroying media coverage’ and ‘GP bashing’ in the press and by politicians. 

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GP practice vandalised five times in a monthSubscription

15 Jun 2017 By Eleanor Bird

Police have arrested two people in connection with a practice in Edinburgh being vandalised five times.

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Tories bring forward deadline for universal seven-day GP access to 2019Subscription

18 May 2017 By

The Conservative Party election manifesto has pledged £8bn extra a year for the NHS, a right to remain for EU staff in the NHS and for everyone in England to have seven-day GP access by 2019.

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GPs invited to claim reimbursement for Capita support failuresSubscription

16 May 2017 By

GP practices that have been affected by primary care support service failures are being urged to send their financial compensation claims to NHS England.

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Misreported practice split causes QOF glitch for 'vast majority' of practicesSubscription

10 May 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

An incorrectly reported practice split and significant changes to some practice registration numbers led to incorrect QOF figures being sent to most practices in England, an NHS Digital investigation has found.

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Northern Irish general practice 'will collapse' before resignations collectedSubscription

04 May 2017 By Emma Wilkinson

General practice in Northern Ireland is likely to collapse before the GPC collects enough undated resignations to walk away from the NHS, GP leaders have warned.

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GP 'super practice' expands into troubled city with four-practice takeoverSubscription

12 Apr 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

Birmingham-based GP 'super practice' Modality is expanding into Hull with the addition of four GP practices in the city.

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GPs invited to bid for £6bn contract to oversee all non-acute careSubscription

10 Apr 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

GPs and other healthcare providers have been invited to bid in the largest-ever competitive NHS tender, as central Manchester CCGs and the city council search for an organisation to oversee all non-acute care in the city.

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GPs will not have to sign fit notes for hospital patients under new contractSubscription

21 Mar 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

GPs will not be required to write fit notes for patients if they are seen in hospital, under the new hospital standard contract.

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GP training set for swingeing cuts as education bosses told to find 30% savingsSubscription

27 Feb 2017 By

Exclusive The GP training budget is set to be cut in a move that could affect trainers’ grants and study leave, Pulse has learned.

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Situation vacant: Pulse uncovers 'staggering' GP shortfallSubscription

31 May 2017

GP vacancy rates are at their highest ever, finds Jaimie Kaffash

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'Doctors’ morale is at its lowest in 10 years'Subscription

14 Dec 2016

Former health minister speaks to Pulse 

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‘We’re trying to build the future’Subscription

25 Nov 2016

The champion of practices in deprived areas speaks with Iona Twaddell

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