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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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One in six GPs says their practice had to resort to stopping routine bookings, limiting appointments to ‘emergency’ patients only, at some point in the last 12 months.
Former RCGP chair Professor Clare Gerada will advise the GMC's independent review into gross negligence manslaughter.
MPs have directed severe criticism at NHS England in a damning report about its handling of the primary care support service contract with Capita.
NHS England wrote to Capita to ask it to consider halting the closure of local primary care support service offices in 2016, a report has revealed.
NICE has launched a second consultation on a new guideline for treating and managing depression in adults.
A report from the Royal Society for Public Health has called for GP drop-in services to be made available in fitness facilities.
The £2.4bn rescue plan for general practice - the GP Forward View - is 'on track' two years after it was announced, NHS England has told Pulse.
NHS England has set up a special working group to tackle what GP practices often refer to as workload ‘dump’ from hospitals.
The GMC has told the Goverment's rapid review into gross negligence manslaughter in medicine that doctors' reflections are 'so fundamental to their professionalism' that UK and devolved governments should consider providing legal protection.
The Government has been given a deadline of May to report back to MPs on how it is dealing with high levels of GP retirement.
Coroners, the police and the Crown Prosecution Service should be given clearer guidance to avoid putting doctors through needless gross negligence manslaughter investigations.
GPs are taking part in a protest against Babylon's GP at Hand service in London this week.
The Prime Minister has said she is looking at a longer term, 'multiyear' NHS funding settlement, set to be finalised this year.
The Labour Party is due to announce a pledge to boost funding for general practice at today’s Pulse Live conference.
The Labour Party has given the most detail yet about its plans for general practice should gain power at the next election, at a set-piece speech to delegates at the Pulse Live conference.
Nearly 700 GPs have sought early retirement due to ill health since since 2010, the Government has said.
A small number of Scottish GPs work between 80-89 hours a week, Government data has revealed.
The GMC has started a recruitment campaign in a bid to find a successor to chair Professor Sir Terence Stephenson.
Doctors and politicians are demanding action as just 76.4% of patients were treated within the four-hour target at major A&E departments in March.
Current recommended limits on alcohol consumption should be reduced further, researchers have concluded.