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Over seven in 10 doctors face ‘superdoctor syndrome’Subscription

01 Nov 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Over seven in 10 UK doctors are trying to live up to the ‘superdoctor’ expectation, according to a new survey by the Medical Protection Society.

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Practice in crisis town closed suddenly after inspectionSubscription

30 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A GP practice in Plymouth has closed suddenly following a CQC inspection

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Government advisers urge 'game-changing' review of NHS pensions taxSubscription

11 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A governmental tax body has recommended ministers consider dropping the lifetime tax allowance on the NHS Pensions scheme in what medical accountants have described as a 'game-changing' move for GP pensions. 

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Paramedics may rotate between networks and ambulances under HEE plansSubscription

09 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Exclusive: Plans are being drawn up for paramedics hired by networks to work across both practices and ambulances, so the emergency service does not ‘lose’ its staff, Health Education England’s lead GP has said.

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Decrease in GP income 'contributing to recruitment problems', finds studySubscription

08 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

GP partners’ income decreased by 10% in real terms over a nine-year period, which 'may have contributed to current recruitment and retention problems' according to new research findings.

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New app launched for GPs to report hospital incidents anonymouslySubscription

08 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A new app for GPs and healthcare professionals working in hospitals to report incidents anonymously is set to expand to further regions of the country at the end of the year. 

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Digital consultations should be taught in GP trainee curriculum, says HEESubscription

07 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Exclusive: Digital consultations should be included in the GP trainee curriculum according to Health Education England’s head of primary care.

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GP practice to be turned into bedsit, under planning proposalsSubscription

04 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Proposals have been submitted to turn a recently closed GP practice in Bristol into a bedsit.

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Surgery forced to increase security due to youth anti-social behaviourSubscription

02 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A surgery in Tameside has been forced to increase its building security after incidences of youth anti-social behaviour and four break-ins in the last two years

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Premises payment changes 'to reduce costs and workload'Subscription

01 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel, Lea Legraien

Changes to the way premises payments are processed could free up GP time, according to the BMA and the NHS.