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CCG appoints providers to take over five privately-managed GP practicesSubscription

01 Nov 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A CCG in South West England has appointed new providers - including an NHS trust - to run five practices whose futures were put in jeopardy under the management of a private firm.

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Over £2m in CCG funds still available to practices before AprilSubscription

10 Mar 2020 By

A total of 17 CCGs have more than £2m remaining funds available between them for practices to potentially access by the end of the financial year, a Pulse Intelligence investigation has found

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Another GP practice to close in crisis town after CCG 'forced allocation' on themSubscription

03 Feb 2020 By Costanza Pearce

A practice in the crisis town of Folkestone in Kent has announced it will shut after the local CCG refused to let it close its patient list and the surgery was unable to cope with the extra demand.

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GP leaders to call for removal of home visits from contractSubscription

11 Nov 2019 By Anviksha Patel

English GP leaders are calling for a removal of home visits from the core contract work because GPs no longer have the capacity to carry them out

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