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Gabapentinoids will have to be kept in a safe and prescriptions written to specific legal requirements, the Home Office has said in its consultation on reclassifying the drugs.
Patients who see different GPs from visit to visit are more than twice as likely to be admitted to hospital, a study has found.
GPs want to be able to close their lists to patients who are looking to switch practices without having changed their address.
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
Is the row over GP premises about to boil over?Subscription
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