Number of GPs in Scotland increases by 55 in a year Subscription
There has been a slight increase in the number of GPs in Scotland over the past year, according to new official figures.
There has been an ‘insufficient pace of progress’ in delivering the first phase of the Scottish GP contract, according to the BMA Scotland GP Committee chair
Former patients of a practice in Perthshire were sent letter questionnaires to rate the performance of a surgery which closed down months ago
Scottish practices to receive £9m IT funding boost Subscription
GP practices in Scotland will receive a £9million funding boost to upgrade their IT systems and premises.
GPs in Scotland will receive an additional £23m as part of the new GP contract, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
The Labour party has promised to invest an extra £2.5 billion to overhaul the primary care estate, as part of a £26 billion 'rescue plan' for the NHS.
The non-pharmaceutical supply chain post-Brexit must be addressed by the Government or it could risk the closure of practices 'up and down the country', according to the RCGP chair
Jacob Rees-Mogg has apologised for likening a neurologist who warned about no-deal Brexit-related deaths to Dr Andrew Wakefield, the disgraced doctor who linked the MMR vaccine to autism in the 1990s.
GP Dr Phillip Lee has dramatically defected to the Liberal Democrats from the Conservatives, leaving the Government without a working majority.
Doctors have warned the Prime Minister that a no-deal Brexit could exacerbate pressures on the NHS during flu season.
Welsh GPs have voted against a motion calling for urgent afternoon home visits to be handled by emergency healthcare services.
The number of GP training places accepted in Wales has once more exceeded the national target, the Welsh health minister has announced.
The Welsh Government has postponed the start of this year's flu immunisation programme in schools because of delays to vaccine delivery.
The new Welsh Gender Service will start seeing patients in September, the Welsh Government has announced.
The number of GP training places in Wales is set to increase by almost 18% this autumn, the Welsh health minister has stated