GPs should stop supplying hypertension drug Irbesartan as it could be contaminated with a carcinogen, according to the UK medicines regulator.
Mainstream media portrayals of GPs are overwhelmingly negative, and markedly worse than portrayals of hospital doctors, a study has found.
The CQC will assess GP practices on their ability to support carers, under guidelines laid out in the NHS long-term plan.
Training GPs to ask person-focused questions in appointments could empower frequent attenders, reducing the need for regular consultations and saving money, a study has found.
Patients who repeatedly miss GP appointments may be at greater risk of death from all causes, and those with mental health conditions are particularly affected, a study has found.