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GPs to use artificial intelligence to help manage elective care waiting list

The Government has said that artificial intelligence (AI) in GP

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Deprivation factors should be included in Covid admission risk scores

Patients from ethnic minority groups who are living in the

‘Moral duty’ to fund NHS, says BMA, as hospital sector calls for extra £10bn

The Government needs to stump up an extra £10bn next

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Hospital waiting list grows to 5.5 million patients but year-long waits in decline

The latest figures from NHS England show the hospital waiting

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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)

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More than one in 10 patients on NHS wait lists in 22 areas

More than one in 10 people are now on a

GPs must ‘jointly manage’ elective care backlog with hospitals, says NHSE

GPs and hospitals must ‘jointly manage’ patients stuck in the

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Hospital waiting list tops five million despite some progress in recovering services

Figures from NHS England show the hospital waiting list has

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GP referral thresholds raised to include mandatory FIT tests

Exclusive GPs have been told they must conduct FIT tests

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‘Super Saturday’ clinics will not be hosted by GPs, says NHS England amid confusion

GPs will not be expected to host ‘Super Saturday’ clinics

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Charging hospitals for workload dump among ideas discussed by LMCs

Imposing financial penalties on hospitals for inappropriate workload dump onto

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‘One in 10’ online GP consultations could be referred to pharmacies under new scheme

Around 10% of online GP consultations could potentially be referred

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Clearing referral backlog could take a decade, warns BMA

Clearing the backlog of elective care to ‘more manageable’ levels

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GPs could be asked to review hospital waiting lists ‘on an ongoing basis’

GPs could be asked to review hospital waiting lists for

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