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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.
A new NICE quality standard recommends that GPs should discuss religious and spiritual concerns with patients in the last few days of life.
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.
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 Department of Health has indicated that the QOF reporting period is to be 'extended until April' to allow GPs to support under pressure urgent care services.
Two hospitals in London have used children’s wards for adults patients to try and ease the current NHS crisis.
Vaccinating children against flu protects low-risk elderly people as effectively as vaccinating everyone over 65, a study has found.
GP workload should be managed by reducing bureaucracy in the short-term while capacity issues are being resolved, UK researchers have proposed.
RCGP steps up fight against conversion therapySubscription
The RCGP has released a joint statement with a host of UK organisations condemning therapy which aims to change sexual orientation, so-called conversion therapy.
LMCs write to thank GPs amid seven-day ‘bullying’ Subscription
LMCs have sent their GP members thank you letters, praising them for their work amid 'threats and bullying' in the mainstream media.
Top idea in Pulse’s War on Workload
Yet another GP practice has closed in Brighton, bringing the total number of closures up to seven in less than two years, covering more than 30,000 patients.
The chair of RCGP Northern Ireland has written an open letter to political party leaders calling on them to take action to support general practice ‘regardless of the outcome of the impending election’.
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.