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The best way to encourage patient feedback is by 'keeping things simple', according to Healthwatch.
NICE has published the final version of a new guideline focusing on diabetes prevention.
Patients are shooting themselves in the foot when deciding to bring unnecessary claims against GPs, a medical indemnity provider has warned.
Patients were significantly more likely to complain about their GP services in the past year, according to data released by NHS Digital.
Six practices in the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven area are joining Modality Partnership, forming a new regional arm of the GP superpractice.
The Ministry of Justice has revealed a plan to stem a rise in payouts for personal injury claims related to the so-called discount rate.
The Department of Health has urged the BMA to consider how patients would fare if it were to put its threat of collective practice list closures into action.
A BMA poll has revealed over half of GP practices would consider temporarily suspending registration of new patients due to workload pressures, which will help inform whether they will ballot the profession on industrial action.
GPs have been reminded that they should review the impact of a large number of patient letters that were lost by NHS Shared Business Services.
The number of people accessing NHS Stop Smoking Services fell for the fifth consecutive year in 2016/17.
Exclusive GP practices can expect to be reimbursed if, as expected, the indemnity providers radically increase their prices in the next few months, the Department of Health has said.
Exclusive A former health minister has warned that the Government is in denial when it comes to GP workforce shortages.
The GMC has said it will push ahead with implementing changes to revalidation, in line with recommendations published earlier this year.
Dr Richard Vautrey elected GPC chair Subscription
Dr Richard Vautrey has been elected to chair the BMA's GP Committee, beating off competition from Dr Mark Sanford-Wood
Exclusive The Department of Health is reviewing a rise in GP indemnity reimbursement amid warnings that the profession is becoming 'unaffordable'.
Hospitals have been told to set up ‘formal’ relationships with GPs aimed at idenifying when patients should be charged, in a move GP leaders branded an 'additional burden' on practices.
The Government’s spend on purchasing healthcare from non-NHS bodies rose by 4.8% in 2016/17 compared with the previous year.
Doctors have said a new tobacco strategy, unveiled today by the Government, will fail unless local authorities stop slashing funding for smoking cessation services.
Parliamentary candidates must get behind general practice and promise to fund it properly following the general election next month, GP leaders will warn today.
The Conservative Party election manifesto has pledged £8bn extra a year for the NHS, a right to remain for EU staff in the NHS and for everyone in England to have seven-day GP access by 2019.