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DHSC announces £150m cyber security plan in the wake of NHS hack attackSubscription

01 May 2018 By Elisabeth Mahase

The Government has promised to spend £150m on cyber security for the NHS over the next three years, following a serious hack attack on more than one third of trusts last year.

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GP numbers are declining faster in areas with low-income patientsSubscription

22 May 2018 By

GP numbers are dwindling faster in areas of England where people earn the least money, according to official data.

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BMA and Government reopen junior doctor contract negotiationsSubscription

21 May 2018 By

BMA and Government officials have reopened negotiations of the junior doctor contract.

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GPs told to ‘hold urgent referrals’ after IT issue prevents electronic referralsSubscription

21 May 2018 By Elisabeth Mahase

Exclusive GP leaders in Kent have warned local hospital trusts that they will not support the switch-off of paper referrals for fear that it will compromise patient care.

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NHS has lost 1,000 GPs since Jeremy Hunt set workforce target

15 May 2018 By

The GP workforce in England is continuing to decline, as official statistics reveal that 316 full-time equivalent GPs have left the profession in the last three months.

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LMC leader to chair Hunt review into 'reinvigorating' GP partnership modelSubscription

11 May 2018 By

A GP has been appointed chair of an independent review of the partnership model to look into how it needs to evolve in the modern NHS.

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CQC suspends 14,000-patient GP practice over patient safety concernsSubscription

10 May 2018 By

Exclusive A GP practice with over 14,000 patients has been temporarily suspended by the CQC following concerns over patient safety.

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GP data to be protected from immigration officers after ministers reverse positionSubscription

09 May 2018 By

The Government has reversed its policy of sharing GP patient data with the Home Office for immigration purposes with immediate effect.

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BME GP partners more likely to receive ‘inadequate’ CQC ratingSubscription

03 May 2018 By Elisabeth Mahase

BME GP partners are more likely to receive an ‘inadequate’ CQC rating, Pulse has found.

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450,000 women missed out on breast cancer screening due to IT errors Subscription

02 May 2018 By Elisabeth Mahase

Up to 270 patients may have lost their lives needlessly due to an IT error that caused 450,000 women to miss cancer screenings, the health secretary has today announced.

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Government expands £20k GP trainee ‘golden hello’ scheme after 90% take-upSubscription

19 Apr 2018 By

The Government has increased the scale of this year's GP trainee 'golden hello' scheme, after a promising take-up last year.

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GP heroes of the yearSubscription

11 Dec 2017

A selection of those going above and beyond in 2018

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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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