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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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GPs being funded to target 'frequent attenders' in bid to reduce workloadSubscription

23 Apr 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Practices are being funded for a scheme that will help them focus on reducing attendance their frequent attenders, and implement interventions to refer them to other services.

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'Time for Care' scheme frees up £40m in GP appointment time, reports NHS England Subscription

15 Apr 2019 By Lea Legraien

NHS England is extending the Time for Care programme, after reporting that it has saved nearly £40m worth ofGP appointment time

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Three health board-run practices to be handed back to GP groupsSubscription

12 Apr 2019 By Lea Legraien

A GP-led community interest company is set to take back the contracts for three health board-run GP practices in Wrexham.

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Dr Bawa-Garba's fitness to practise 'remains impaired', tribunal rulesSubscription

08 Apr 2019 By Lea Legraien

A tribunal has ruled that the fitness to practise of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba - the paediatic trainee involved in the death of a six-year-old boy - remains impaired due to her lack of face-to-face patient contact while she was suspended.

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LMCs vote down proposals for GP payment by patient contactsSubscription

20 Mar 2019 By Lea Legraien

LMCs from across the UK have voted down a proposal for bringing in charges for the number of patient contacts alongside list size after it was suggested the controversial measure would encourage ’quantity over quality.’

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Patient satisfaction in GPs drops to record low levels as 'intense pressures' showSubscription

07 Mar 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A quarter of patients are dissatisfied with general practice - the lowest level since data was first collected in 1983 - a new analysis of a national survey has claimed.

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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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Analysis: Practices facing tight deadline to form new networksSubscription

04 Apr 2019

Nicola Merrifield looks at what practices can expect from the new networks

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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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Working life: Drugs CheckerSubscription

03 Apr 2019

Dr Judith Yates 

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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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