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Hospital foundation trust to take over three GP practicesSubscription

13 May 2019 By Anviksha Patel

An NHS foundation trust in Birmingham has taken over two GP surgeries and will soon run another from June.

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Most GPs not planning on doing spirometry training despite NICE guidanceSubscription

27 Mar 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Two-thirds of GP partners and over three-quarters of salaried GPs have not obtained the spirometry certification and are either unsure about getting it, or have decided not to, according to new research.

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CCG bans patients from leaving hospital-managed GP practice amid exodusSubscription

17 Jan 2019 By Tom de Castella

GP patients in Gosport have been banned from switching surgeries after a dramatic exodus of patients from a hospital-managed GP practice left others overwhelmed.

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