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Sepsis campaign launched in Scotland after death of GP and her babySubscription

07 Feb 2018 By Emma Wilkinson

A national campaign has been launched in Scotland to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of sepsis.

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Ballot on Scottish GP contract opensSubscription

07 Dec 2017 By Emma Wilkinson

A poll for GPs in Scotland to vote on the proposed new contract is now open.

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LMC calls for regional breakdown on Scottish contract voteSubscription

05 Dec 2017 By Emma Wilkinson

Highland LMC has warned that there is a split in Scotland between rural and urban practices, and is calling for a regional breakdown of the upcoming poll on the new GP contract.

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Half of patients missed one or more appointment over three yearsSubscription

04 Dec 2017 By

Nearly half of patients that took part in a Scottish study on missed GP appointments have missed one or more appointments in the last three years.

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Scottish contract on a knife edge as GPs split 50:50 on new directionSubscription

30 Nov 2017 By

GPs in Scotland are undecided about which way they will vote on the new contract, a Pulse survey has revealed.

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Weekly news round-up: Why are we waiting?Subscription

21 Feb 2018 By

Review seven days of #GPnews

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What GPs are saying about the Scottish GP contract voteSubscription

18 Jan 2018

Reaction from historic ballot

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Why I have voted ‘yes’ to the proposed Scottish contract Subscription

04 Jan 2018

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Pulse's news quiz of the year - you could win a John Lewis hamper!Subscription

15 Dec 2017 By

Review 2017 and enter our prize draw for GPs

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Bah! We’re all completely scroogedSubscription

06 Dec 2017

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Government announces new legislation on negligence payoutsSubscription

23 Mar 2018 By

The Government has released new legislation, which aims to bring predictability to the way payouts for personal injury claims are calculated.

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Labour calls for £500m winter bailout fund for the NHSSubscription

26 Sep 2017 By

The NHS needs £500m to shore it up against looming winter pressures, Labour’s shadow health secretary will say today.

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

09 Jun 2017 By

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

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.

All Political news

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Welsh GPs to see 1% pay uplift and stripped-back QOFSubscription

19 Mar 2018 By

GPs in Wales will receive a 1% pay uplift as part of the 2018/19 GP contract, as negotiations have concluded between the Welsh Government and the BMA.

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‘Unacceptable’ lack of progress on Wales transgender service ‘putting patients at risk’Subscription

07 Feb 2018 By Emma Wilkinson

GPs in Wales are becoming increasingly frustrated with the ‘unacceptable’ lack of progress on a promised transgender enhanced service, which was supposed to be in place by the end of next month.

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Practices to be forced to change IT provider in 'significant disruption' Subscription

30 Jan 2018 By Emma Wilkinson

Half the GP practices in Wales will be forced to switch IT systems after it emerged that the contract with EMIS has been dropped - a ’significant disruption’ that could see GPs leaving the profession, leaders have warned.

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Wales to implement flu outbreak DESSubscription

20 Jan 2018 By Julia Gregory

The BMA in Wales has agreed a flu outbreak DES with the Welsh government in the wake of the growing number of flu cases, the chair of the Wales GP Committee announced today.

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Move hospital staff into general practice to deal with flu, RCGP saysSubscription

25 Oct 2017 By Emma Wilkinson

RCGP Wales has called on the Government to implement urgent measures to increase capacity in general practice ahead of potentially crippling winter pressures.

All Wales news