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GP staff member needed stitches after patient smashed up practice

A practice had to be evacuated with GP staff requiring

24 May 2022

Pharmacists can substitute out-of-stock HRT products without consulting GP

Pharmacists can now substitute hormone replacement therapy (HRT) products for

23 May 2022

Monkeypox contacts should isolate and receive smallpox vaccine

The closest contacts of monkeypox cases should self-isolate for three

23 May 2022

GP suspended for ‘dishonesty’ after saying she had been ‘promised’ laptop

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service has suspended a GP for

23 May 2022

GPC commits to policy that PCNs pose ‘existential threat’ to independent contractors

The BMA’s GP Committee now believes PCNs pose an ‘existential

23 May 2022

Updated advice says GPs can deregister patients for ‘unrealistic service demands’

GP practices can now consider deregistering patients who have ‘unnecessarily

23 May 2022

NICE traffic light guide for spotting serious child illness is unreliable, finds study

A traffic light system developed by NICE to help GPs

20 May 2022

NHS has begun work on national vaccination service

A ‘long-term NHS vaccination service’ is now under development, NHS

20 May 2022

PCN VAT costs could reduce available budget by 20%, accountants warn

Management carried out by PCN clinical directors could be subject

20 May 2022

JCVI recommends autumn Covid boosters for over-65s, vulnerable and health workers

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended

20 May 2022