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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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GPs to be able to refer an extra 700,000 patients for weight management

The Government has announced a £70m investment to tackle obesity,

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NHS Digital update simplifies GP e-referrals to secondary care

Primary care staff can now turn an advice conversation with

Pandemic drives hospital workload dump on GPs, shows Pulse survey

Exclusive Two thirds of GPs have experienced a ‘significant’ increase

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GPs asked to help identify patients to discharge from hospital

Exclusive GPs in Essex have been asked to go into

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GPs to receive referrals from A&E under new NHSE proposals

GP practices could start receiving referrals from A&E departments under

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Over 160k patients waiting over a year for hospital treatment

More than 162,000 patients have now waited more than a

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