Sofia Lind is Pulse's news editor.
She writes news covering practice finance, including the GP contract and the QOF, as well as legal matters. She also covers Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Nearly 70% of GPs have experienced a shortage of the new over-65s flu vaccine, forcing them to turn away vulnerable older patients as a result.
Less than a quarter of European doctors working in the NHS feel confident the Government's Brexit agreement will protect their rights, the BMA has found.
NHS workforce shortages are so dire that there is a risk some of the £20.5bn extra funding pledged may go unspent, expects have warned.
GP practices had 'more than enough time' to place their orders for the new over-65s flu vaccine, NHS England has said.
GPs could soon be referring patients to outpatient appointments taking place via Skype, following calls from NHS England's medical director.
GP representatives from across England will vote on whether the BMA should completely renegotiate the GP contract for the first time since 2004.
England LMC leaders are set to vote on whether to instate a new limit of 1,500 registered patients per full-time GP at a conference later this month.
The Government has asked for a six-week maternal postnatal check to be considered as part of the negotiations for next year's GP contract.
The CQC is going to be looking at whether Babylon's GP at Hand app has destabilised other GP practices, and its impact on the overall quality of care, the outgoing chief inspector of primary care told MPs today.
The GP in charge of the BMA has written to the Chancellor ahead of next week’s budget, calling for a funding increase for general practice.
The Government has not made any assessment of extra costs to the NHS from paying for visas to bring in staff from the EU after Brexit, the health secretary has said.
The CQC has proved to the Government that GP practices are ‘good’ enough to receive investment, the outgoing chief inspector of general practice has said.
Almost 400,000 people consult GPs because of dental problems each year, as patients struggle with fast access to dentistry.
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The ongoing review into the GP partnership model will be 'critical' and lead to a reduction in bureaucracy relating to paperwork and appraisals, the health secretary has said.
Patients will be able to access NHS England’s flagship diabetes prevention programme remotely when it moves into the next phase.
GPs have been instructed to consider a rabies injection for any UK patient exposed to bats, after the find of dead rabid bat in England.
The overall safety of GP practices in England is improving, although there is a concern about the ‘stretched’ GP workforce going forward, the CQC has said.
The Government's flagship out-of-area registration scheme continues to have very low take-up with traditional GP practices.
NHS Resolution, which handles legal claims against secondary care providers, spent an extra £404m on clinical negligence payouts last year solely related to the discount rate cut.