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GPs on call - OOH - out of hours - urgent care - online

Salaried GP service set up to staff extended access, A&E and out of hoursSubscription

18 Aug 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

Exclusive GPs in Wigan will have the option of being employed by the CCG to work across out-of-hours services and in the new A&E streaming service.

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Two practices to close after being found 'not fit for future service'Subscription

16 Aug 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

Two practices in Essex are facing closure after local health bosses found the premises to be ‘not fit for future service’.

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33 practices trial system for patients to submit symptoms electronicallySubscription

15 Aug 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

Patients in Hull and East Riding will now have the option to consult with their GP online, reducing the waiting times for face-to-face appointments.

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Seven-day pilot scheme claims to offer 5,000 extra GP appointmentsSubscription

14 Aug 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

GPs in Oxfordshire are providing patients with 5,000 more appointments each month after receiving £4m from NHS England’s extended access fund, commissioners have claimed.

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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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