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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 facing indemnity increase of 12% despite MDDUS 'price freeze' Subscription

10 Oct 2017 By

Exclusive GPs are reporting annual indemnity premiums increase of more than £1,000 despite a ‘price freeze’ pledged by one of the UK’s main indemnity organisations.

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Scottish contract details to be released in early November, GPC saysSubscription

04 Oct 2017

Full details of the new Scottish GP contract, including funding arrangements, are likely to be released to the profession in early November after negotiators confirmed they were making ‘good progress’.

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Fire crews to take blood pressure reading in NHS Health Checks rollout Subscription

12 Sep 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

NHS England will announce plans today to roll out health checks to more patients using wider local authority and third sector workforces.

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'Jury still out' on GP Forward View, admits NHS England leadSubscription

11 Sep 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

The director of primary care at NHS England, Dr Arvind Madan, has said that the ‘jury’s still out’ on whether the GP Forward View is working. 

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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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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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