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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.
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Ministers are currently reviewing recommendations on GP pay, after the independent review body submitted its report.
Exclusive The GMC is not intending to halt appeals against its own fitness-to-practise tribunal until the law is changed, Pulse has learned.
NHS England has scaled back its ambition for new models of general practice 'to reduce deficits faced by acute trusts', a report from the National Audit Office has said.
The Government has published a call for evidence for its review into how it can reinvigorate the GP partnership model.
The number of adults in England who smoke cigarettes fell by 1.6m in the past six years, according to a new report from NHS Digital.
The Government must increase spending on health and social care by 4% year on year going forward, a former Conservative health secretary has said.
NHS England has told GPs to help hospitals to reduce the number of patients who stay too long in hospital by a quarter.
Health education bosses have announced they have recruited more GP trainees than ever before, and they expect to hit their target of 3,250 to start training this year.
The long-term funding plan for the NHS must have earmarked funding for boosting primary care capacity, the health secretary has said.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said there will be a swift review into the prescribing of cannabis oil for medical purposes in the UK.
All existing GP partners should be asked if they wish to become employees to the NHS, influential NHS policymaker Professor Lord Ara Darzi has said.
RCGP has teamed up with Parkrun UK to urge GP practices to 'prescribe' running to their patients, in a bid to improve health and wellbeing.
A majority of CCG finance leads thinks general practice should be the top priority for extra NHS funding.
Babylon, the company behind the GP at Hand online app, now has 200 GPs on its roster, it has been revealed.
Some 66% of the British public would be willing for the NHS to collect their health data in a bid to further research, a survey has found.
Children of alcoholics will get faster access to mental health services under plans announced by the Department of Health and Social Care.
Exclusive The Bawa-Garba case may have huge implications for patient safety and the learning culture in the NHS, as over half of GPs say they have changed their reflection practices.
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.