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New refugee recruitment scheme sees 14 GPs taken on in one regionSubscription

18 Feb 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A total of 14 refugee GPs are being retrained as part of a recruitment scheme in the Sandwell and West Birmingham area.

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GP practices yet to claim millions in CQC reimbursement feesSubscription

13 Feb 2019 By Lea Legraien

Exclusive GP practices have yet to claim millions of pounds in CQC fees from the past year, Pulse understands.

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Practices will be funded to provide direct appointment bookings through NHS 111Subscription

31 Jan 2019 By Lea Legraien

Practices will receive funding through the global sum to enable direct booking of GP appointments through NHS 111, NHS England has announced.

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MDU members at risk of liability for historic claims under NHS indemnity schemeSubscription

31 Jan 2019 By

GPs who are members of the Medical Defence Union are still at risk of being held liable for historic claims once the Government's indemnity scheme is introduced in April.

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GP leaders call for ‘concrete reassurance’ over pension cost riseSubscription

16 Jan 2019 By Emma Wilkinson

Scottish GP leaders are seeking ‘concrete reassurance’ from the Government that practices will not have to foot the bill for a proposed increase in employer pension contributions.

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GP partners should be offered new legal structures to limit liability, says reviewSubscription

15 Jan 2019 By

Different legal structures must be made available to partners holding GMS and PMS contracts to mitigate the risk of unlimited liability that partners face, according to the review of the partnership model in England.

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CQC to mark practices based on how 'carer friendly' they areSubscription

08 Jan 2019 By

The CQC will assess GP practices on their ability to support carers, under guidelines laid out in the NHS long-term plan.

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Government rules out exempting GPs from GDPR subject access requests Subscription

02 Jan 2019 By Helene Mulholland

GP will not be given the right to charge for patient information requests as it would ‘weaken the rights of patients’, culture, media and sport minister Margot James has said.

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GPs to be covered by new 'zero tolerance' policy against abuse from patientsSubscription

31 Oct 2018 By Beth Gault

GPs will be protected by a new 'zero tolerance' policy aiming to reduce the number of assaults on NHS staff.

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GP partners in premises lease dispute told they can’t close branch practiceSubscription

26 Oct 2018 By Emma Wilkinson

GPs running a practice in Cardiff have been told they can’t close a branch surgery, despite being locked in a dispute with the landlord of the premises.

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CQC fee calculation to remain the same for GPs in 2019/20Subscription

25 Oct 2018 By

The way CQC fees are to be calculated for GP providers will remain the same in 2019/20, the regulator has said.

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When GPs have been left to deal with emergency situationsSubscription

03 Jan 2019

GPs reveal scenarios in which they are left waiting for long periods after calling 999

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What GPs need to log for Pulse’s workload surveySubscription

04 Feb 2019

Details from GPs' working day that Pulse wants to hear about

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Reaction to the new five-year GP contract Subscription

31 Jan 2019

All the reaction to the new five-year GP contract

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Reaction to the NHS long-term planSubscription

07 Jan 2019

All the reaction to the Government's new long-term plan for the NHS

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