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New NHS guidance on free patient transport ‘will aid GPs’

New guidelines aimed at streamlining non-emergency patient transport services (NEPTS)

11 August 2021

GPs told to suspend some blood tests as tube shortage worsens

GPs have been told to suspend non-essential blood tests amid

11 August 2021

PCNs told to pay back funding for ARRS staff giving Covid jabs after CCG error

A CCG has rowed back on an instruction to primary

11 August 2021

Autumn Covid vaccine booster campaign premature, suggests Oxford vaccine lead

Plans to roll out an autumn Covid vaccine booster programme

10 August 2021

Three in four UK adults fully vaccinated, ‘preventing 60,000 Covid deaths’

More than three in four of UK adults have now received both

10 August 2021

BMA to supply materials to help GPs explain workload pressures to patients

The BMA plans to help GPs explain to their patients

10 August 2021

GPs may be able to order extra flu vaccines from central stock

The Government is in ‘ongoing’ discussions with flu vaccine suppliers

10 August 2021

BMA calls for patient expectations to be managed as over half of GPs suffer abuse

More than half of GPs have faced verbal abuse from

10 August 2021

GPs urged to limit blood test waste amid tube shortage

GPs are being urged to cut the unnecessary use of

09 August 2021

BMA seeking talks with Amanda Pritchard over GP face-to-face fallout

The BMA GP Committee has called for talks with new

09 August 2021