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Exclusive Five areas in England are planning to cut spending on mental health services in 2017/18, despite being told by NHS England to ensure that they increase spending in line with physical health spending.
Exclusive Promised GP premises investment will stretch to less than half of approved practice bids across London, CCGs have warned.
Grassroots GPs have instructed the GPC to launch a ‘national debate’ with Government and health bosses on what care the NHS should stop funding.
GPs should offer opportunistic sexual health testing to young patients attending routine appointments, researchers recommend.
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.
Dr Krishna Kasaraneni
Flagship NHS diabetes scheme under scrutinySubscription
NHS England struggling to boost patient participation in prevention programme, reports Caroline Price
Is GP record sharing safe?Subscription
With immigration centres and police stations gaining access to patient records, Alex Matthews-King looks at the implications for GPs
An appraisal: What has the CQC achieved? Subscription
The regulator has now inspected every practice in England, but have there been any benefits to justify its costs, asks Jaimie Kaffash
Pulse examines the main parties’ health policies