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The GPC's progress report on the £2.4bn GP Forward View rescue package one year on says implementation has been 'patchy'.
The Department of Health has allocated more than half of the £100m fund to aid A&Es in setting up a GP ‘streaming’ service for next winter.
The hospital standard contract for 2017/18 has been updated to include more stringent restrictions on dumping workload onto GP practices.
Doctors struggling financially have been invited by a group of medical charities to access help via their new 'Help Me I'm a Doctor' portal.
Even 'desirable' areas of England are facing an 'impending healthcare crisis' as two in five GPs are planning to quit within five years, with researchers suggesting this has wider-reaching implications for workforce planning across the country.
NHS England has approved bids to hire a further 219 pharmacists to support GP practices with clinical workload.
GPs should take caution when asked by patients to sign forms declaring them fit to run marathons, medico-legal advisers have said.
Politicians must address the issue of 'full' GP surgeries when the country goes to elect the next Government in a snap general election proposed for 8 June, doctors' leaders have said.
The chair of the RCGP has denied saying the GP partnership model is 'unfit for purpose' after a House of Lords report used her words to justify a recommendation that ministers move towards a salaried service.
The Government is set to go ahead with plans for NHS employers to pay a levy for managing the NHS pension scheme.
GPs could be banned from prescribing 'low value' medicines and other items that are cheaply available over the counter in pharmacies and supermarkets.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has accepted a recommendation that doctor pay should increase by 1% in 2017/18.
The BMA has told the Government that it is 'not acceptable' that it is allowing the GP workforce crisis to worsen at a time when the NHS is at 'breaking point'.
Almost three-quarters of participants in the British Social Attitudes Survey were happy with their GP last year.
GP practices in England will see initial funding to come together in super practices or federations with 30,000-50,000 patients, under plans announced today by NHS England.
NHS England has hailed its effort to boost funding going towards general practice since it was founded.
Medical training in the UK 'needs radical overhaul' to become more flexible for trainees, a report from the GMC has recommended.
Exclusive The Government's negative attitude to locum doctors is harming efforts to retain GPs, the BMA's GP locum representative has warned.
The fill rate for Welsh GP training places has increased by 16 percentage points compared to this time last year, from 68% to 84%, following the first recruitment round.
The traditional model of general practice is 'no longer fit for purpose' and the Government should explore a future where GPs are under its 'direct employment', the House of Lords committee on NHS sustainability has said.