Hundreds of staff at a Scottish health board have experienced bullying and harassment, according to an independent review.
A motion proposed by the Scottish Green party to boost funding for general practice has been approved in Scottish Parliament
GP practices in Scotland will receive the full funding required to cover the increase in employers pensions contributions, the BMA has said.
Scottish Greens call for increase in GP fundingSubscription
The Scottish Greens have called for a vote in Holyrood this week to boost funding for GPs in an effort to tackle a ’crisis’ in retention and recruitment.
The Scottish Government is in talks over the effect of the new contract on rural GPs, after criticism from rural GPs.
Negotiations between GP leaders and the Welsh Government over a cut to the global sum to pay for the state-backed indemnity scheme are ongoing, with a decision expected to be ‘reached shortly’.
DH appoints new primary care ministerSubscription
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announced Seema Kennedy MP as the new public health and primary care minister last night.
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’.
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.
GPs could soon be able to access faster internet with BT’s ‘full fibre’ broadband, the health secretary has said.
An out-of-hours service in west Wales had no GP cover 125 times during 2018, the findings of a Pulse investigation have revealed.
The number of patients registered at health-board run practices in Wales has increased by 885% over the past five years, figures collected by the RCGP show.
Government grants Welsh GPs 4% ‘pay rise’Subscription
The Welsh Government has said GPs will receive a 4% pay uplift for 2018/19, backdated to 1 April.
Exclusive A GP has been forced to stop out-of-hours work after a medical defence organisation quoted indemnity fees of £5,000 annually for one session a week.
More than 24,000 patients in North Wales have had to move to another GP because their practice closed down in the past few years, figures show.