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IPC update says GPs seeing patients with ‘suspected’ Covid should wear FFP3

Updated infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance has suggested that

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CQC extends pause on GP access-focused inspections

The CQC has extended its pause on controversial GP access

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CQC admits inspections may ‘inadvertently disadvantage’ ethnic minority GPs

The CQC’s inspection and monitoring methodology ‘may inadvertently disadvantage’ ethnic

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GMC: GP ‘sustained fatigue’ to be considered in fitness-to-practise decisions

The GMC will take into account ‘sustained fatigue’ experienced by

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Unvaccinated GP staff could face dismissal as redeployment ‘not guaranteed’

GPs and practice staff who remain unvaccinated against Covid from

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Trust reports 40-day indicative waits for urgent breast cancer referrals

A London CCG has informed GPs of urgent cancer referral

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Covid asymptomatic GPs with positive day 10 LFTs can return to work

GPs and practice staff who are asymptomatic but still returning

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BMA advises GPs to wear FFP2 masks in face-to-face consultations

GPs should wear FFP2 face masks ‘as default’ when consulting

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GPs to decide what workload to postpone, says BMA/RCGP prioritisation guidance

GPs need to decide for themselves what workload to pause

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GPs to be paid £20 per Covid jab over Christmas and New Year

GP vaccination centres will be paid an enhanced fee of

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GPs who are close contacts of Omicron cases no longer need to isolate

Fully vaccinated GPs and practice staff no longer need to

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GP who lost folic acid legal case will not appeal verdict

A GP who was judged by the High Court as

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GPs not signed up to give Covid boosters asked to ‘urgently reconsider participation’

Exclusive NHS England has asked PCNs that are not signed

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MHRA rules 15-minute observation requirement can be lifted temporarily

The requirement for patients to stay for a 15-minute observation

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