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NHS paid private provider £165,000 for single home visit under GP Choice scheme

01 Apr 2016 By

NHS England has paid £165,000 for a contract that has seen a private provider carry out just one out-of-area GP patient home visit and 18 phone consultations since last July.

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Three GPs elected MPs as Dr Louise Irvine steals chunk of Hunt majoritySubscription

09 Jun 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

GP Dr Paul Williams has won his bid to unseat the Conservative Party in his constituency of Stockton South, while two other GPs held their seats following last night’s general election results.

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Green Party pledges to increase general practice funding by 80%Subscription

17 May 2017 By Carolyn Wickware

Exclusive A Green Party Government would increase spending on general practice by 80%, a party spokesperson has revealed

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Focus on health – not Brexit – urges the BMA in its election manifestoSubscription

02 May 2017 By Sally Nash

The BMA has launched its election manifesto with a message for politicians not to duck the NHS crisis and allow ‘Brexit’ to dominate the campaign in the weeks ahead.

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New BMA negotiator to take on firearms licensing row with the GovernmentSubscription

16 Jan 2017 By

Exclusive Former GPC negotiator Dr Peter Holden has been appointed head of the BMA’s professional fees committee after members raised issue with the way it handled negotiations over firearms licensing.

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Hunt promises to release GP time to 'support urgent care services'Subscription

09 Jan 2017 By Iona Twaddell

The Department of Health has indicated that the QOF reporting period is to be 'extended until April' to allow GPs to support under pressure urgent care services.

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The conspiracy to destroy the NHS is no 'fake news'Subscription

21 Aug 2017

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What practices need to know about collective list closuresSubscription

18 Jul 2017

Letter from GPs urging a ‘Yes’ vote

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The RCGP must learn to put its members firstSubscription

12 Jul 2017

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We must foster goodwill to defend the NHS Subscription

10 Jul 2017

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Will mass GP list closures force a Government rethink?Subscription

04 Jul 2017

Two leading GPs debate

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