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BMA calls for ‘stiffer sentences’ for those who attack GPs and staff

The BMA has called for ‘stiffer sentences’ for those who

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GPs honoured in Queen’s Jubilee honours list

A number of GPs have been honoured in the Queen’s

Criminal violence at GP practices has doubled in the past five years

Criminal acts of violence reported to the police have almost

GP tells of ‘heartbreaking’ arson attack and racist graffiti

A GP has told Pulse of ‘heartbreaking’ arson and racist

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GP staff member needed stitches after patient smashed up practice

A practice had to be evacuated with GP staff requiring

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

GP practices can now consider deregistering patients who have ‘unnecessarily

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GP practice stops offering face-to-face reception to protect staff from abuse

A GP practice has stopped offering a face-to-face reception after

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Almost a third of GPs and practice staff have been physically abused at work

Almost one in three GPs and practice staff have been

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Three quarters of GPs report rising patient abuse, MDO warns

Three in four GPs have reported facing increasing patient abuse

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GP practices training receptionists to do blood tests

Exclusive A number of London GP practices are training their

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‘Leaving a gap’ campaign to deter patients from abusing GP staff

Rising levels of abuse against GP practice and pharmacy staff

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Covid staff absences force GP practices to stop non-urgent care

A number of GP practices have had to shift to

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Just one in 10 patients preferred face-to-face GP during Covid, finds NHS-backed research

Just one in 10 patients preferred face-to-face GP appointments during

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GPs express concern about practice infection control under ‘Living with Covid’ plan

GPs have expressed concern about the safety of vulnerable patients

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