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BMA calls for GPs to be protected from changes to minimum pension age

Government proposals to increase the normal minimum pension age from

25 May 2021

DHSC ignored PPE shortage and gave ‘VIP lane’ to ‘speculative’ suppliers, MPs told

The Government lacked any mechanism to filter experienced and ‘bona

25 May 2021

Bempedoic acid with ezetimibe recommended for high cholesterol

NICE has recommended the use of bempedoic acid with ezetimibe

25 May 2021

New staff bank risks ‘financially crippling’ Welsh locum GPs

GP locums in Wales could face ‘potentially financially crippling’ effects

25 May 2021

Covid-symptomatic patients are seeking face-to-face appointments, warn GPs

Many Covid-symptomatic patients are attending face-to-face appointments having only had

25 May 2021

Judicial review brought over alleged US ‘sell off’ of GP practices

A patient has applied for a judicial review into the

24 May 2021

ARRS may exacerbate health inequalities, think tank warns

The Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS) could worsen health inequalities

24 May 2021

AZ and Pfizer vaccines ‘highly effective’ against Indian Covid variant, says PHE

Both of the most-used vaccines in the UK are ‘highly

24 May 2021

New GP data extraction ‘far exceeds’ care.data plans, warn privacy campaigners

New automatic extractions of data from GP-held patient records, due

24 May 2021