Budget sets aside £7.5m for GP ‘cluster’ workingSubscription
The Scottish Government has announced £7.5m to support GP practices working closer together in ‘GP clusters’.
A pilot extension of the Minor Ailment Service has been launched which aims to have pharmacists, rather than GPs, treat these conditions.
A move away from GPs doing childhood and travel vaccinations, while retaining funding, forms part of plans to overhaul the GP contract in Scotland.
First minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged an extra £500m in funding for general practice in Scotland by 2020/21.
A GP who was handed a two-month suspension after he admitted assaulting a man he had been told to attend to in the street has raised questions about the support for lone GPs sent to deal with emergency calls.
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Highlights from the Scottish LMCs Conference
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.
Exclusive A Green Party Government would increase spending on general practice by 80%, a party spokesperson has revealed
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.
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.
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.
GP leaders in Wales have set out to help practices finding themselves with 'no way out', amid a raft of new closures.
GP practices in Leeds have been given permission to drop the majority of QOF for the rest of this reporting year to free up ‘headroom and clinical capacity’.
Exclusive GP leaders across the country are calling on commissioners to step in to save ‘last-man-standing’ practices by taking on premises leases, redundancy payments and employment rights.
A GP practice in north Wales has handed back its contract, becoming the latest among a raft of local practices to do so.
The Welsh government has announced £50m additional funding for the NHS to deal with winter pressures.
From Dr Grainne Doran, chair of RCGP Northern Ireland