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Babylon suffers continued block on plans to expand GP at Hand to BirminghamSubscription

14 Aug 2018 By

The London host CCG of GP at Hand has decided to maintain its position to block the service’s expansion to Birmingham.

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Majority of GP practices have 'no out-of-area patients at all', says NHS EnglandSubscription

31 Jul 2018 By

The Government's flagship out-of-area registration scheme continues to have very low take-up with traditional GP practices.

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NHS has 'a lot to learn' from 'phenomenal' Babylon model, says RCGP chairSubscription

20 Jun 2018 By

The NHS has ‘a lot to learn’ from Babylon’s ‘phenomenal’ GP at Hand app, the chair of the RCGP has said.

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RCGP backs second EU referendum amid fears Brexit will 'damage' the NHSSubscription

26 Nov 2018 By

The RCGP will back a second referendum on whether the UK should leave the EU, after GPs passed a motion in support of a ‘People’s Vote’.

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Health secretary wants genomic sequences accessible via GP records Subscription

29 Oct 2018 By

Patients could be able to access their genomic sequence from their patient record in a similar way to accessing ‘bank account details’, the health secretary has said.

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Government in talks with BT to provide GPs with ‘full fibre’ broadband Subscription

08 Oct 2018 By

GPs could soon be able to access faster internet with BT’s ‘full fibre’ broadband, the health secretary has said.

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GP funding boost ‘mission critical’ to reduce pressure on A&E, says Hancock Subscription

01 Oct 2018 By

More funding must be allocated to primary care to reduce pressure on A&Es and avoid them being flooded with patients wanting ‘immediate’ access to GPs placed in emergency departments, the health secretary has suggested.

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RCGP calls for Hancock to reconsider GP at Hand endorsementSubscription

28 Sep 2018 By

The RCGP chair has called on the health secretary to clarify his position on GP at Hand after he endorsed the app for a national roll out earlier this month. 

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How the NHS long-term plan will affect your clinical practiceSubscription

07 Feb 2019

Earlier detection of illness and self-referral are key focuses under proposals 

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The health secretary’s vision for general practiceSubscription

29 Jan 2019

Jaimie Kaffash grills health secretary Matt Hancock on his approach to primary care following the publication of the NHS long-term plan

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In full: Pulse's Q&A with Matt HancockSubscription

29 Jan 2019

Health secretary Matt Hancock is grilled by Jaimie Kaffash on his approach to primary care, recruitment and NHS pensions.

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I’m sick of being the fall guySubscription

14 Jan 2019

Dr Shaba Nabi

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