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Poor induction and employer support could drive more referrals of black and minority ethnic doctors to GMC investigations, an independent review has found
Private provider Circle has lost its contract for running an NHS treatment centre to an NHS trust after an ongoing legal dispute.
Several CCGs in North West London are in discussions to merge into a single organisation
Older people account for less than 10% of primary care access hub visits compared with 33% of in-hours GP contacts, according to new research.
A Pulse investigation into GPs plugging public health gaps was mentioned in a Commons public health debate this week.
NHS spending on over-the-counter (OTC) medication in England fell by £25.9m, despite promises of up to £100m in savings
Out of hours GP services across Wales are struggling and in north and west Wales the shortage of out of hours GP has reached ‘crisis point’, the BMA has warned.
Less than 10% of councils in England are still commissioning smoking cessation through primary care, according to a survey by Action on Smoking and Health and Cancer Research UK.
A CCG is set to cut all funding for a GP minor injuries service, in a move local GPs argue will incease the risk of 'major morbidity and even fatalities' by reducing local patient access.
More than one in four GPs have been asked by a secondary care provider to provide primary care services to inpatients, a Pulse survey of more than 700 GPs can reveal.
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.