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Inflation to shrink CCG budgets by almost £6 per patient within two yearsSubscription

13 Jun 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

CCGs will have effectively lost £5.72 worth of services per person by 2019/20 because of inflation, equating to a £330m loss nationally.

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Over half of GP practices will not receive promised premises funding, CCGs warnSubscription

24 May 2017 By

Exclusive Promised GP premises investment will stretch to less than half of approved practice bids across London, CCGs have warned.

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CCG rationing continues as five completely scrap free fertility treatment

09 May 2017 By Sally Nash

The rationing of services to which GPs can refer patients is continuing, as five CCGs have stopped funding for IVF completely amid mounting NHS pressures.

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CCG plans for GPs to offer 15-minute appointments for ‘complex’ patientsSubscription

03 May 2017 By Sally Nash

NHS Oxfordshire CCG has said it is aiming to move towards GPs offering 15-minute face-to-face appointments, which will be capped at 13 per session.

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Why are GPs angry? They are tired of broken promisesSubscription

29 Oct 2014 By Nigel Praities Editor's Blog

Editor’s blog

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Practice profile: Most deprived patient listSubscription

02 Oct 2014

Dr Simon Abrams explains how he runs a zero-tolerance practice in the Everton district of Liverpool, which is officially England’s poorest area

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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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Simon Stevens: ‘We need to do what was previously forbidden’

26 Nov 2014

The chief executive of the NHS speaks to Pulse editor Nigel Praities about how he will deliver on his big plan to reform general practice

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