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Welsh GPs to get £1.75 extra per flu jab as a ‘Covid supplement’

GP practices in Wales will be remunerated an extra £1.75

Welsh GP contract negotiations deliver 2.8% pay rise for GPs and staff

All GPs and practice staff in Wales will receive a

Welsh GPs to finally be notified of patients’ Covid test results

The Welsh Government is rolling out a system to automatically alert

Welsh Government allocates £800m to NHS for winter flu vaccination and PPE

The Welsh Government has announced an £800m support fund for


GPs in Wales urged to see Covid patients face to face after seven days

The Welsh Government has urged GPs to use pulse oximetry

Wales increases fill rate for GP training posts

A marketing campaign and financial incentives have successfully boosted GP

Wales expands flu vaccination cohort while Scotland and NI deliberate

The Welsh Government has expanded its flu vaccination programme so

Wales moving to nationwide rollout of call-before-you-walk A&Es

The Welsh Government has said it wants to roll out

Scotland and Wales extend Covid-19 shielding periods

Scotland and Wales have extended the periods during which clinically extremely vulnerable patients should shield from Covid-19, until 31 July and 16 August respectively.

​NHS Wales to run search of missing shielded patients instead of GP practices

NHS Wales may identify any patients missing from the shielding list centrally rather than asking GP practices to run their own searches, according to the RCGP.

GPs fielding phone calls after 13,000 ‘shielding’ letters sent to wrong address

The Welsh health minister has apologised after 13,000 letters for people considered most vulnerable to coronavirus were sent to the wrong addresses.

NHS staff in Wales to have priority testing

NHS staff in Wales will now be able to be tested for coronavirus (Covid-19) as a matter of priority.

Welsh GPs to receive PPE against coronavirus this week

The Welsh Government will send out packs of face masks, gloves and aprons to GP practices to help protect staff against coronavirus, it has announced. 

Welsh Government ‘fundamentally disagrees’ with NHS plan to pay for winter pension tax

The Welsh Government has said it 'fundamentally disagrees' with NHS plans in England to pay for doctors' pension tax charges this winter, stressing the measures are merely a 'sticking plaster solution' to the problems.