Overflow hubs are failing to support pressurised practices, with more than half of GPs finding hubs to be full when they try to divert patients to them.
More than one in four GPs have been asked by a secondary care provider to provide primary care services to inpatients, a Pulse survey of more than 700 GPs can reveal.
GP leaders have advised GPs to inform their indemnity providers of a patient records system glitch at East and North Herts Hospital NHS Trust.
Seven-day access has now been fully rolled out across England, according to NHS England.
Exclusive A quarter of GPs are finding it more difficult to employ locums due to competition from GP 'streaming' services in A&E departments.
Exclusive Four in 10 GPs have been asked to provide public health services without being paid, Pulse can reveal.
Researchers have called on the GMC to rethink its language testing policies for doctors wishing to join the NHS workforce.
Londonwide LMCs have launched an app for GPs to send reports of problems to their representatives in 'real time'.
Exclusive More than a quarter of GP partners have considered handing back their NHS contract in the past 12 months.
Forty per cent of all GP appointments are now for patients with a mental health problem, a survey has revealed.
An NHS trust has launched a serious incident investigation after its IT system failed to keep a record of whether 14,600 discharge records were sent to local GPs.
NHS England’s plans to overhaul core funding allocations to GP practices are ‘not appropriate’, the BMA has warned.
The Government has launched a new website that will allow doctors and other NHS staff to have their say on health policy creation.
The GP who chairs NHS Warrington CCG has resigned due to his role at private online provider Push Doctor, after the company secured a deal to offer video consultations to NHS patients.
Patients are finding it increasingly difficult to see their named GP, according to a new study.
Exclusive Just 85 GPs from overseas are in post nearly two years after the launch of NHS England’s flagship international recruitment scheme.
The BMA and the Professional Standards Authority have been permitted to advise the Court of Appeal in the Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba case.
The Government has published data linking GP prescribing to hospital admissions related to gastro-intestinal bleeding, although it does not yet single out individual practices.
NHS England has identified 'significant issues' with GP pension records dating back more than a decade, the BMA has claimed.
A team of CQC inspectors has made an unannounced visit to a GP practice in Soho, central London, after complaints that non-English speaking patients were receiving sub-standard care