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Targets to reduce outpatient numbers ‘risk’ exacerbating GP pressure, NHS England admits

NHS England has admitted that its policy to reduce outpatient

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Trust increasing GP workload with inappropriate A&E attendance reports

Exclusive GP practices are being asked to review incidents of

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GPs asked to do ‘extensive reviews’ for gender identity clinic patients facing long waits

GPs are being asked to conduct ‘extensive reviews’ for patients

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NHS England elective planning guidance confirms mammoth GP A&G task

NHS England has confirmed plans for this year’s 10% increased

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Trusts ‘vetting’ more neurology referrals to send back to GPs

Trusts in various parts of England are making ‘conscious decisions’

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GPs could be liable for hospital specialists’ advice under A&G, MDO warns

Exclusive A medical defence organisation has warned that GPs could

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Second Omicron wave putting elective recovery plan at risk, warns NHS England

NHS England has identified the ongoing second wave of the

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‘Huge risk’ to GPs as 1m more on elective list even if NHSE meets targets

One million more patients will be on the waiting list

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CCG paying GPs £19 per episode for workload related to ‘advice and guidance’

Exclusive An LMC has secured GP funding for extra workload

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GP ‘advice and guidance’ could make up more than half of increased elective activity

The target to increase elective activity by 10% over the

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Javid to give patients waiting for hospital treatment ‘right to choose’ provider

The health secretary has said that he will give patients

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Revealed: Two-week referral breaches, rejected referrals and worsened patient outcomes

Exclusive GPs are seeing a significant increase in the number

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Walk-in pharmacy service could save 40 million GP appointments a year, say negotiators

Around 40 million GP appointments could be saved if patients

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