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The GMC has said it will push ahead with implementing changes to revalidation, in line with recommendations published earlier this year.
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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.
NHS England is increasing the target for its overseas recruitment programme from 500 to around 2,000.
Hardly any GPs or practice managers are confident about the financial future of their GP practice.
Exclusive A vast majority of GPs, questioned in a survey carried out by the Medical Defence Union (MDU), would like to be covered under an NHS indemnity scheme.
All 999 calls will be subject to target times following an overhaul of the ambulance response system announced today.
GPs in England are being balloted on whether they would be willing to take industrial action by collectively closing their patient lists.
NHS England has sent a letter to GPs outlining evidence-based treatment for victims of trauma, following 'the recent major incidents in Manchester and London'.
Two candidates, both of whom are already on the executive team of the BMA GP Committee, have confirmed they are running to become chair.
Exclusive NHS leaders in England are scrambling to cope with a massive projected rise in indemnity fees this year, with GP leaders saying that now 'everything is on the table', including a national scheme to cover costs.
Work volumes continue to be a barrier for medical trainees to receive their training, the GMC has warned.
GP and pharmacist representatives have signed an agreement to collaborate to increase the take-up of the flu vaccine in Wales.
The Labour Party is planning to force a House of Commons vote to end the 1% cap on public sector pay rises on Wednesday.
Welsh health secretary Vaughan Gething has called on the UK Government to remove the 1% cap on annual pay rises for public sector staff.
Exclusive Almost two-thirds of GPs believe that the partnership model will not exist in ten years' time, while only one in five believe it has a long-term future, a Pulse survey has found.
LMC leaders have demanded an apology from the BMA's GP Committee at their annual conference, after suggesting it contributed to GP practices closing by its 'inaction'.