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.
Medical accountants have cautiously welcomed the new five-year GP contract, which they say is largely ‘positive’ and could leave GPs ‘better off’.
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.
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.
GPs care more about their reputation than financial incentives, according to new research.
The creation of a new GP superpractice in Manchester has been halted after fierce opposition from local GPs.
Nearly 70% of GPs have experienced a shortage of the new over-65s flu vaccine, forcing them to turn away vulnerable older patients as a result.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has given an interview to the Evening Standard praising private GP service provider Babylon in an article carrying Babylon branding.
GPs should help obese women to lose weight before and between pregnancies, according to new guidance published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
GP practices warned against invoice fraud scamsSubscription
GPs have been warned to check that invoices received are genuine, after a number of practices were targeted by invoice fraud scams.
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.
GPs are concerned they will be left to explain to patients why certain treatments are being rationed under a new NHS scheme and are calling for a national awareness campaign to tackle the issue.
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.