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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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EU citizens may be charged for NHS services in a no-deal BrexitSubscription

15 Aug 2019 By Anviksha Patel

EU citizens living in the UK may have to prove their immigration status in order to receive free NHS care in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to a leaked memo to NHS trusts

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Jo Churchill named as new primary care minister Subscription

15 Aug 2019 By Eleanor Philpotts

Conservative MP Jo Churchill has been named the new minister for primary care as part of Boris Johnson's recent cabinet reshuffle. 

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Almost £450m allocated to stop drug shortages for no-deal BrexitSubscription

01 Aug 2019 By Anviksha Patel

The Government is to invest £434m in stockpiling and freight capacity in order to prevent drugs shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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NHS unable to guarantee medicines supply in the event of a no dealSubscription

01 Jul 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Plans to transport medicine in the event of a no-deal Brexit must be reactivated 'within the next days or weeks' to prevent shortages, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has said

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UK recognition of EU GP qualifications will not be reciprocated in event of No DealSubscription

24 Jun 2019 By Lea Legraien, Anviksha Patel

Mutual arrangements that recognise European Economic Area (EEA) qualifications in the UK will not be reciprocated by European medical regulators, the GMC has said.

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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

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