GP representatives from across the UK will vote on whether the BMA should negotiate for payments in the GP contract to ‘reflect numbers of patient contacts’.
Exclusive Practices will have just a couple of months to join new primary care networks if they are to qualify for a significant amount of funding being invested in the organisations by NHS England.
The 92p per patient increase that GPs will receive as part of the 2019/20 global sum is ‘not particularly exciting’ but does come alongside other major changes which should benefit GPs, medical accountants have said.
GPs will recieve just under £1 per patient more as part of the 2019/20 global sum, NHS England has announced.
GPs should have access to a national mental health support service on the NHS, according to Health Education England.
Only half of GP practice buildings are fit for purpose, a new BMA survey has found.
A total of £50m will be invested in sustainability loans for Scottish practices over the next two years – a substantial boost on the £30m already set aside - the Scottish government has announced.
The healthcare inspector is encouraging patients to complain about their experiences of GP care if they have concerns, in order to improve services.
A total of 14 refugee GPs are being retrained as part of a recruitment scheme in the Sandwell and West Birmingham area.
A new Government IT system will allow GP prison records to be transferred to other GP practices, allowing for better continuity of care for prisoners once they leave prison.
A patient who blamed his GP for the death of his father and shot him with a crossbow bolt in his surgery was jailed for 20 years today (Friday 15 February).
Hundreds of GPs could be hit by the introduction of a car park tax in Scotland from which other NHS workers will be exempt, the Scottish Conservative party has claimed.
The 'ongoing deterioration' of the GP workforce will seriously hinder the Government's plan to move care out of hospitals and into the community, according to a new report.
More than one in four GPs have been asked by a secondary care provider to provide primary care services to inpatients, a Pulse survey of more than 700 GPs can reveal.
A grassroots GP campaign group has called on GPs to boycott working with Babylon until the independent evaluation of its NHS service is complete and the ‘full impact’ of the model is known.
GPs must send patients emails rather than letters, says health secretary Matt Hancock.
Patients could access legal advice within GP surgeries in the future, under Government reforms to legal aid.
Babylon GP at Hand has been given the green light to expand to the UK's second-largest city, the digital company has confirmed.
GP practices have yet to claim millions of pounds in CQC fees from the past year, Pulse understands.
A respected former paramedic forged hundreds of prescriptions while working at a GP practice.