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A hospital in Cambridgeshire has asked GPs to refer their patients elsewhere after declaring a ‘critical internal incident’ because of a lack of beds.
A new type of flu vaccine could save thousands of lives and reduce the number of GP consultations for flu by nearly 22,000 per year in the UK, according to new research.
A new dedicated phone-in repeat prescription service for patients of GP practices in Wiltshire is reducing medicine waste, a CCG has claimed.
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.
Health bosses are targeting gold-standard programmes as ministers reduce funding, finds Alex Matthews-King
GP trainees are open to partnerships, but only as part of a more varied career, finds Jaimie Kaffash
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Impasse over new leases could be reaching breaking point, finds Alex Matthews-King
Policymakers are looking at annual reviews for patients on opioids. Eleanor Bird reports