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GPs told to stop closing for half-days or risk losing £40k in fundingSubscription

19 Aug 2019 By Anviksha Patel

GP practices have been warned to stop closing for half-days or risk losing £40,000 in funding, according to new plans by NHS England

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Deaths from drug poisoning reach all-time highSubscription

16 Aug 2019 By Hiba Mahamadi

Deaths related to drug poisoning reached a 26-year high in England and Wales last year, due to the greatest annual increase on record, new figures have shown.

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Practice set to close after GP principal resigns over 'silly' CCG meetingsSubscription

16 Aug 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A GP principle in East London has been forced to close after the GP quit over the local CCG not being able to provide staff cover while sending him to 'silly' meetings, according to a local newspaper

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Dr Sarah Wollaston moves to the Lib Dems Subscription

16 Aug 2019 By Eleanor Philpotts

Dr Sarah Wollaston, chair of the House of Commons Health and Social Care Commitee, has now joined the Liberal Democrats, making it the third political party she’s been part of this year. 

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