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GPs sent almost 400 incorrect discharge lettersSubscription

19 Aug 2019 By Anviksha Patel

GPs in Scotland were sent almost 400 incorrect discharge letters, wrongly stating that patients had comorbidities such as cancer or endometriosis due to a computer glitch

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GPs take back control of trust-managed practiceSubscription

01 Jul 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A GP practice in West Scotland has successfully won the contract of West Kilbride medical practice, a former trust-managed practice

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Nearly 40% of Scottish GPs say they 'cannot cope' at least once a week Subscription

06 Jun 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Over one in three GPs (37%) in Scotland feel so overwhelmed by daily tasks, that they 'cannot cope at least once a week'

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Hundreds of staff experienced bullying at Scottish health board, review saysSubscription

15 May 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Hundreds of staff at a Scottish health board have experienced bullying and harassment, according to an independent review. 

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Motion passed for general practice funding boost in ScotlandSubscription

29 Apr 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A motion proposed by the Scottish Green party to boost funding for general practice has been approved in Scottish Parliament

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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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Gender service launched to support GP patients in WalesSubscription

09 Jul 2019 By Eleanor Philpotts

The new Welsh Gender Service will start seeing patients in September, the Welsh Government has announced.

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GP training places in Wales to increase target by almost 18%Subscription

26 Jun 2019 By Anviksha Patel

The number of GP training places in Wales is set to increase by almost 18% this autumn, the Welsh health minister has stated

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Welsh GPs set to receive £25m funding boost under new contractSubscription

21 Jun 2019 By Lea Legraien

Welsh GPs will receive an additional £25m as part of the new 2019/20 contract, the Welsh Government has revealed.

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Out-of-hours service had no GP on shift 125 times in a year Subscription

03 May 2019 By Beth Gault

An out-of-hours service in west Wales had no GP cover 125 times during 2018, the findings of a Pulse investigation have revealed.

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​Dramatic increase in proportion of patients in NHS-managed practicesSubscription

05 Nov 2018 By Emma Wilkinson

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.

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