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Exclusive The number of doctors investigated by the GMC fell to the lowest level in almost a decade last year, Pulse can reveal.
The CQC will reinspect almost four in 10 GP practices within the next year, including the quarter of good-rated practices which were found to have a breach of regulation.
A CCG in the East of England have hailed efforts of GPs for cutting close to £2m from its prescribing costs in the last year.
A newly-qualified GP, who worked in one of the worst hit areas for GP recruitment in England, has been forced to return to Nigeria despite having a job offer.
Exclusive A vast majority of the 3,000 new ‘practice-based’ mental health workers promised in last year's GP Forward View will not be working in practices after all, Pulse has learned.
The BMA has made another U-turn in the firearms licensing saga, now advising that GPs can conscientiously object to taking part in the process without providing the patient with an alternative.
Award winning GP practice set to closeSubscription
The award-winning Wilson health centre in Mitcham, London, is to close on 31 March, displacing around 6,000 patients, to be replaced by a 'state of the art health and wellbeing facility'.
GPs should explain to patients any potential consequences of refusing to share information for their direct care, new GMC guidance has said.
The former National Lead for Equality at NHS England and her husband have pleaded guilty to fraud against the NHS at Exeter Crown Court yesterday.
As doctors pay their January 2017 tax bills today, accountants have warned that GP partners may face a higher tax bill next year.
A pilot extension of the Minor Ailment Service has been launched which aims to have pharmacists, rather than GPs, treat these conditions.
Private company Care UK has taken over out-of-hours services for Gloucestershire, starting in the summer for ten months.
The GPC has written to NHS England requesting the suspension of QOF for England this year to release pressure on GPs.
The GPC has voiced 'significant objections' to the CQC's new process for calling out GP practices on questionable safety performance.
The CQC has now inspected all practices in England that were registered with the organisation before 1 October 2014.
Budget sets aside £7.5m for GP ‘cluster’ workingSubscription
The Scottish Government has announced £7.5m to support GP practices working closer together in ‘GP clusters’.
The GMC chief executive has warned MPs that 60% of NHS doctors from the EU may leave the UK, in a 'worrying' development for the workforce-hit NHS.
A new NICE quality standard recommends that GPs should discuss religious and spiritual concerns with patients in the last few days of life.
GP practices in an area of England particularly hit by the recruitment crisis have been successful in attracting trainees by a scheme to offer furnished low-cost accommodation.
The GPC will negotiate with NHS England on enhanced community nurse provision to manage older patients in the community, mental health workers for GP practices and help with promoting self-care for patients following a major survey of its membership.