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Half of areas plan to cancel or delay NHS spending this year, report revealsSubscription

01 Jun 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

Half of CCGs are planning to delay or cancel spending this year to meet financial targets, a survey of financial managers has revealed.

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GPs offered £2k cash bonus for working out of hours under new LESSubscription

22 Jun 2017 By Emma Wilkinson

GPs in a number of areas with severe staffing problems are to be offered £2,000 cash bonuses to sign up to work out of hours.

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Hospital in mass takeover of GP practices will soon have 70k patient listSubscription

21 Jun 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

Exclusive Five practices with 17 partners in Wolverhampton are set to become salaried under the local trust in an effort to shore up finances and free up GP time.

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Another 27 hospitals receive DH funding to 'build GP practices'Subscription

16 Jun 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

The Department of Health has announced a second wave of 27 hospital trusts to receive cash to set up A&E GP ‘streaming’ services by the end of the year.

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GP practices across whole county set for 'voluntary' contract under NHS planSubscription

15 Dec 2016 By Carolyn Wickware

Every practice in Cornwall could be moved onto a new voluntary GP contract by 2020/21, according to plans to overhaul the NHS in the area.

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Regulation: what are the manifestos promising?Subscription

06 Jun 2017

Pulse stress-tests all the election manifestos

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New NHS reforms: what are the manifestos promising?Subscription

06 Jun 2017

Pulse stress-tests all the election manifestos

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Clinical priorities: what are the manifestos promising?Subscription

06 Jun 2017

Pulse stress-tests all the election manifestos

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Pulse panel: Guidelines or tramlines?Subscription

05 Jun 2017

Roundtable on the place of expert guidance in clinical practice

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