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GPs accused of referring 'too many' patients to child mental health servicesSubscription

21 Jun 2017 By Eleanor Bird

GPs are referring too many patients to child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), according to a new report.

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Fifth of GP referrals to child mental health services bounced backSubscription

08 Jun 2017 By Emma Wilkinson

One in five referrals made by GPs to children’s mental health services is bounced back, official Scottish figures show.

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Lead 'national debate' on what services NHS should cut, GPC toldSubscription

24 May 2017 By

Grassroots GPs have instructed the GPC to launch a ‘national debate’ with Government and health bosses on what care the NHS should stop funding.

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NHS England missing targets for 'urgent' eating disorder referralsSubscription

23 May 2017 By Sally Nash

Urgently ill young people with eating disorders are being forced to wait too long to begin treatment in England, official figures show.

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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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Should patients be allowed to self-refer for cancer tests?

03 Feb 2015

Plans to cut GPs out of referrals for cancer are causing concern, finds Caroline Price

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