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GP payment system to be reformed to end 'unacceptable' burden on practice time

22 Apr 2016 By

NHS England will crack down on the long-running payment chaos that has heaped workload on practices in recent years and introduce a simplified payment system to reduce time wasted ‘chasing payments’.

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33 practices trial system for patients to submit symptoms electronicallySubscription

15 Aug 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

Patients in Hull and East Riding will now have the option to consult with their GP online, reducing the waiting times for face-to-face appointments.

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Online GP consultations don’t save time or money, finds study

08 Aug 2017 By Sally Nash

Online consultation systems are not likely to have any notable impact on patient waiting times and could even add to practice workload, according to new research.

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The 'Egbot' represents everything wrong with the NHS right nowSubscription

24 Aug 2015 By First 5

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Gremlins in our new IT system are giving me nightmaresSubscription

11 Feb 2015 By Gillham

Dr Tom Gillham is coping with a ‘migration’ to a new system

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How we look after all care home residents in our areaSubscription

27 Nov 2014

Dr Khalid Alshawy explains how his team covers all the care homes in Salford

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Is GP record sharing safe?Subscription

11 May 2017

With immigration centres and police stations gaining access to patient records, Alex Matthews-King looks at the implications for GPs

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Revealed: full scale of Capita’s support service shortfallSubscription

30 Aug 2016

Practices are facing delays as patient records and supplies go missing and payments are made late

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