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GPs 'not required to share sensitive records' despite new contract requirements, says NHS EnglandSubscription
GPs do not have to allow patients to access their full records if they contain sensitive information that can't be redacted, despite contractual requirements, NHS England has said.
A CCG in South West England has appointed new providers - including an NHS trust - to run five practices whose futures were put in jeopardy under the management of a private firm.
The move towards larger integrated organisations will undermine a bottom-up primary care network approach, a group of LMCs have warned.
NHS England approves merger of four CCGs in Cheshire Subscription
Four Cheshire CCGs will merge in April 2020 following formal approval of plans by NHS England/Improvement.
Prescribing nature-based activities could lead to fewer GP appointments and provides value for money, a new report has concluded.
The Office for Statistics Regulation has called on the Government to explain the new funding announcement pledged to the NHS earlier in August
Six CCGs in Staffordshire have been forced to hold-off on plans to merge after GPs across the area voted strongly against the move
GP leaders in Staffordshire have taken steps to block the merger of their CCG with five others due to budget fears, Pulse’s sister publication Healthcare Leader has learned.
Six CCGs in south east London have pledged to review their IVF policy after it emerged that they refused treatment of single women.
A coroner has called for a review of a referral form for mental health service CAMHS after the death of a 15-year-old boy.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has announced an overhaul of NHS Health Checks in a bid to put an end to ‘one-size-fits-all’ check-ups.
GPs take back control of trust-managed practiceSubscription