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UKIP manifesto pledges 10,000 additional GPsSubscription
UKIP is pledging to ensure there are 10,000 additional GPs working in England by 2025.
The NHS is looking to recruit more GPs from the EU, as Dumfries and Galloway becomes the latest area to look to the continent to resolve urgent recruitment woes.
The GPC will renew its push for the Home Office to consider GPs for the shortage occupation list, following a vote at today’s LMCs Conference.
GP leaders have voted to oppose the 44 regional plans to overhaul the NHS across England because they are undemocratic and will lead to cuts.
Northern Irish GPC chair Dr Tom Black will warn politicians to work ‘with or against’ GPs, as general practice in the country continues to move towards potential mass resignation from the NHS.
The Conservative Party election manifesto has pledged £8bn extra a year for the NHS, a right to remain for EU staff in the NHS and for everyone in England to have seven-day GP access by 2019.
Parliamentary candidates must get behind general practice and promise to fund it properly following the general election next month, GP leaders will warn today.
GP practices in the North East of England, which were impacted by Friday’s cyber-attack on the NHS, are now able to use their IT systems again.
GPs in East London have been told not to send any routine samples through to pathology at Barts Health NHS Trust, after it was badly affected by Friday's NHS cyber attack.
A medical defence organisation has warned of the danger of rising costs to GP indemnity, in light of actions by the Government.
Some GP practices still lack access to patient records this morning following Friday’s NHS malware attack, with patients urged to only attend urgent GP appointments in parts of the country.
GP practices across England have been affected by what appears to be a major cyber attack on the NHS computer system
A draft of the Labour Party’s manifesto says it will increase funding to general practice, after raising billions of extra NHS funding from the country’s top earners.
GPs and other doctors going through fitness-to-practise investigations will continue to be able to access a free emotional support service.
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'.
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.
An influential committee of MPs has raised concern about GP access for patients with learning disabilities, with GP leaders pointing to 'unsustainable workloads'.
RCGP launches election 'manifesto'Subscription
The RCGP has launched a GP policy manifesto ahead of the general election in June, calling for the promised rescue package to be delivered, as well as longer training.
House of Commons Health Committee chair and former GP Dr Sarah Wollaston has called for all EU doctors practising in the NHS to be given immediate guarantees about their future in the UK.
The BMA has called upon chancellor Philip Hammond to invest £3bn in general practice, as he prepares to outline the Spring Budget tomorrow.