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Winter fund worth £2m may not be used up 'due to lack of GPs'Subscription

14 Dec 2017 By Emma Wilkinson

GPs have been given millions to keep patients out of hospital this winter, but now the BMA has warned workforce problems could see it go unused.

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NHS reviewing whether paramedics should have prescribing powersSubscription

04 Dec 2017 By Michelle Madsen

Paramedics could be given new powers to prescribe medicines as part of a bid to reduce GP and hospital visits.

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A&E four hour performance figures well below 95% targetSubscription

04 Dec 2017 By

Only 82.45% of A&E departments are currently meeting the four hour performance target, the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) has reported.

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