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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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GP minister resigns from Government over BrexitSubscription

12 Jun 2018 By

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'.

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Partnership review lead among GPs receiving Queen’s Birthday honoursSubscription

08 Jun 2018 By

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.

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Government urges 25m holidaymakers to ‘contact their GP’ about medicinesSubscription

07 Jun 2018 By

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.

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GMC invites GPs to provide evidence to its medical manslaughter reviewSubscription

04 Jun 2018 By

The GMC is urging doctors, especially those in training, to provide written evidence to inform its medical manslaughter review.

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Government to take 'fresh look' at doctor immigration capSubscription

04 Jun 2018 By

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.

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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.

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