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.
NHS England is hoping to lure Australian GPs to work in ‘land of’ Harry Potter, as part of a new social media campaign.
GPs can safely prescribe one years’ worth of combined hormonal contraception (CHC) - instead of three months’ worth - at the first consultation, according to new guidelines.
The proportion of foundation-year doctors intending to become GPs has dropped in the last year, according to the latest career destinations report.
GPs are still in the dark as to when they will have to implement burdensome new rules to stop counterfeit medicines, which come into effect next week.
Medical accountants have cautiously welcomed the new five-year GP contract, which they say is largely ‘positive’ and could leave GPs ‘better off’.
A new call centre for booking GP appointments has contributed to an increase in A&E attendances, as patients struggling to get through to the booking system turned to A&E instead.
Doctor leaders have warned that political wrangling over Brexit is distracting from the ‘grave danger’ faced by the health service as it enters its toughest months of the year.
The Government is chartering a plane to ferry medicines into the UK in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
The Government has announced plans to train 'mental health support teams' to be placed in schools and colleges to support young people with mental ill health.
The Government should end ‘counterproductive’ competition legislation for the procurement of health services, according to NHS England’s long-awaited plan for the future of the health service.
GPs will have fewer barriers to making cancer referrals in a bid to catch more cancers earlier, NHS England announced as part of its new long-term plan for the health service.
GPs will work with community services to identify moderate frailty and enable earlier detection of conditions such as dementia, according to NHS England’s new long-term plan.
No-deal Brexit fruit and veg prices could cause thousands of extra cardiovascular deathsSubscription
Rocketing fruit and vegetable prices – as a result of Brexit - could lead to 12,400 extra deaths from heart disease and stroke over the next decade, according to researchers.
Exclusive The Bawa-Garba case may have huge implications for patient safety and the learning culture in the NHS, as over half of GPs say they have changed their reflection practices.
GPs in Kent saved the life of a man who collapsed outside their surgery after having a heart attack.
GP leaders have warned that the Prime Minister’s refusal to relax visa rules for skilled overseas doctors is ‘deeply concerning’ and will affect patient safety.
The BMA has launched a survey of members in a bid to find out what makes them want to work for the NHS.
Exclusive GPs in in the UK are having to handle an increasing volume of patient complaints as they slash over-the-counter prescriptions, Pulse can reveal.
Exclusive A GP practice has been forced to cut back on staff after Capita reclaimed thousands of pounds without explanation or notice, it has claimed.