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A short-term boost

I’m broadly in favour of the Government’s decision to further

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My hope for a better 2022

I don’t think many GPs will be too sad to

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It’s not just cricket

You don’t have to be a cricket fan to have

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If NHS England was serious about patient access…

Our exclusive this morning, which revealed that the data used

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I don’t envy the GPC chair

It is quite easy for me to sit here and

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Radicalism (in moderation)

The fight back starts now, it seems. The BMA’s GP

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Gaslighting the boiling frog

You might be aware of the boiling frog fable. It

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A kick in the teeth for all GPs

In hindsight, my blog from yesterday looks charmingly naïve. What

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With support like this

The health secretary’s latest attempt to court popularity with GPs

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Winter is here

I am currently writing this from my sick bed, having

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Repeat after me: appointments up, GP numbers down

In September 2015, there were 28,100 fully qualified FTE  GPs

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There is no such thing as a ‘right’ to face-to-face appointments

This past week has been a traumatic one for GPs.

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False memory syndrome

It’s long been a contention of mine that the inability

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Flu communications strategy has left me cold

In every weekly news meeting, I’ve been imploring the team

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