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Mapped: New Scottish contract 'set to create urban-rural divide'

A map which shows which practices will receive additional funding under the first phase of the new Scottish GP contract shows a clear urban-rural divide, the Rural GP Association of Scotland has said.
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GP list closure data ‘shocking’, says shadow health secretary

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:29.
The number of GP practices having to close lists to new patients is 'shocking' and linked to 'relentless underfunding', the Labour Party has said.
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Impossible for every GP practice to be open every night and every weekend in current climate, says RCGP

"Patients need to be aware that the scheme announced today will offer them a GP consultation, but not necessarily with their usual GP or at their own GP practice. "Hardworking GPs and our teams are of...
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Flu is not sexist, says RCGP in response to BMJ 'man flu' article

"We're sorry to be the bearer of disappointing news for half the population – but contrary to popular belief, and this article, the vast majority of robust scientific evidence suggests that flu ...
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'Peppa Pig' highlights great GP care - but we must remember real life pressures facing general practice, says RCGP

She said: "It's wonderful that youngsters who watch Peppa Pig are seeing great examples of high-quality, compassionate, person-centred NHS general practice - the desire to deliver this being the main ...
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GPs urged to step up MMR vaccination as measles outbreaks spread

News from GPonline.com - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:32.
Public Health England (PHE) has urged patients to ensure they have received the MMR vaccine from their GP, after declaring an outbreak of the disease is underway across England.
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Nine million patients told they can book evening and weekend GP appointments

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:49.
Every GP-registered patient is now able to access seven-day services in London, in the largest rollout to date of evening and weekend GP appointments.
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Nine millions patients told they can book evening and weekend GP appointments

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:49.
Every GP-registered patient is now able to access seven-day services in London, in the largest rollout to date of evening and weekend GP appointments.
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Submit your session ideas for the RCGP Annual Conference 2018

News from GPonline.com - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:22.
You can now submit your ideas for sessions at the RCGP Annual Conference in Glasgow, with four new streams and an expanded clinical CPD stream.
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Partners hand back contract at 17,000-patient Bristol practice

News from GPonline.com - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:25.
GP partners at an inner-city Bristol practice serving 17,000 patients have handed in their notice, warning that six-figure funding cuts will leave them unable to maintain 'a fair and adequate service to our patients'.
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​More than a third of GP practices may close lists to new patients

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:49.
Over a third of practices (37%) may end up not accepting new patients in the near future, a Pulse survey of GPs has revealed.
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NHS 'teetering on the brink' East London GPs tell Jeremy Hunt

News from GPonline.com - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:59.
Scores of East London GPs have signed a letter to health secretary Jeremy Hunt and NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens warning that health service funding for their area has fallen far behind the needs of patients.
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Map: CQC ratings for every GP practice in England

News from GPonline.com - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:03.
Find out how GP practices across England performed in the CQC's first round of inspections using GPonline's interactive map.
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Indemnity provider calls for clarity over state-backed scheme

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:32.
The Government needs to clarify who and what will be covered in the new state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs in England, said the Medical Protection Society (MPS).
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BMA warns Government plans could put NHS on route to privatisation

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:06.
The BMA has warned that NHS England plans to bring local health and social care services under one contract run the risk of privatising NHS services.
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How will CQC inspections change for GPs in 2018?

News from GPonline.com - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:54.
The CQC is overhauling the way it inspects general practice. GPonline explains how the system will change and looks at the impact on GPs and their teams.
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GPs write to Jeremy Hunt to complain about £12.5m funding cut

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:48.
GPs in Tower Hamlets express concerns to Jeremy Hunt over lack of funding from their CCG
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Patient issued bomb threat against GP practice to get earlier appointment

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:43.
A patient threatened to blow up a GP surgery with a bomb - unless he was given an earlier appointment.
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Patient found guilty of GP practice bomb threat

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:43.
A patient threatened to blow up a GP surgery with a bomb - unless he was given an earlier appointment.
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Patients need to be more 'accountable' for their health, suggests GP mental health lead

Practice Business News from Pulse Today - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:50.
The lack of accountability among NHS patients is contributing to making GPs ill, the medical director of the national GP mental health service has suggested.
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