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Struggling 'atypical' GP practices denied £100k in promised fundingSubscription

13 Dec 2017 By

Exclusive A CCG has U-turned on a promise to provide £100,000 in extra funding for GP practices deemed 'atypical' under current funding calculations.

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Pulmonary rehab 'lowers COPD mortality'Subscription

13 Dec 2017 By

Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) courses can reduce hospital readmissions, shorten time spent in hospital and lower mortality rates in COPD patients.

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Triple whammy forces 17,000-patient practice to hand back contractSubscription

12 Dec 2017 By Valeria Fiore

An inner-city GP practice with over 17,000 patients has handed back its contract because it can no longer offer a 'fair and adequate' service to patients.

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BMA warns Government plans could put NHS on route to privatisationSubscription

08 Dec 2017 By

The BMA has warned that NHS England plans to bring local health and social care services under one contract run the risk of privatising NHS services.

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From red to black: Private sector profiting as NHS crumblesSubscription

27 Oct 2016

Caroline Price investigates

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Austerity? You ain’t seen nothing yet Subscription

02 Sep 2016

Across the country GPs are facing radical new curbs on their referrals and prescribing 

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‘GPs don’t want to work five days a week’Subscription

17 Mar 2016

The man responsible for the Welsh NHS speaks to Alex Matthews-King

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