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GPs having to make referrals on behalf of private providers Subscription

18 Apr 2019 By Karl Tomusk

GPs are having to make referrals on behalf on non-NHS providers because private groups don’t have access to the e-Referral Service, which is mandatory for all NHS providers.

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Patients waiting longer than ever for cancer treatment from GP referralSubscription

12 Apr 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Almost one in four patients waited longer than two months to start cancer treatment from a GP referral, a new report has shown

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GPs still incentivised to cut referrals but scheme numbers declineSubscription

26 Mar 2019 By Emma Wilkinson

The number of schemes offering financial incentives for GPs in return for cutting referrals has declined over the past year, according to a Pulse investigation.

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GP screening and care plan programme for older patients 'increases NHS costs'Subscription

15 Mar 2019 By Anviksha Patel

An NHS programme that involved GPs screening older people at risk of hospitalisation and providing them with care plans increased NHS costs instead of reducing them, a new study has shown.

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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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