A national campaign has been launched in Scotland to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of sepsis.
Ballot on Scottish GP contract opensSubscription
A poll for GPs in Scotland to vote on the proposed new contract is now open.
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.
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.
GPs in Scotland are undecided about which way they will vote on the new contract, a Pulse survey has revealed.
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GP minister resigns from Government over BrexitSubscription
The only GP in a minister post has announced his resignation over current Brexit policy, calling it 'detrimental to the people we are elected to serve'.
The chair of a Government review of the partnership model and a super-practice pioneer are among the top GPs to be awarded in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.
Government officials have urged over 20 million holidaymakers to visit their GP before jetting off to ensure their medication is not in breach of overseas laws.
The GMC is urging doctors, especially those in training, to provide written evidence to inform its medical manslaughter review.
The home secretary has said he would take a ‘fresh look’ at visa rules that cap the number of overseas doctors allowed to work in the NHS.
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.
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.
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.
Wales to implement flu outbreak DESSubscription
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.
RCGP Wales has called on the Government to implement urgent measures to increase capacity in general practice ahead of potentially crippling winter pressures.
From Dr Grainne Doran, chair of RCGP Northern Ireland