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Map: GP practice mergers and closures under NHS England

Federation-wide enhanced services deal boosts frequency of GP payments

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Welsh health and social care review backs GP integration with new care models

Most CCGs plan primary care investment to beat NHS crisis

GP A&E plans face workforce and funding threat, hospitals warn

GP A&E plans face workforce and funding threat, hospitals warn

GP workforce shortages could undermine plans for primary care streaming services...

Primary care minister re-commits government to 5,000 extra GPs
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Primary care minister re-commits government to 5,000 extra GPs

The new primary care minister has said the government remains committed to increasing...

Councils demand support for care outside hospital with £2bn preventive health fund

Councils demand support for care outside hospital with £2bn preventive health fund

The government and NHS focus on the state of acute sector finances has overshadowed...

CCG claims 7,000 practice hours saved through productivity programme
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CCG claims 7,000 practice hours saved through productivity programme

Practices in Bury have freed up around 7,000 hours of clinical and administrative...

BMA conference votes to oppose charges for GP appointments
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BMA conference votes to oppose charges for GP appointments

The BMA has voted to oppose charging patients to see a GP or for missing an appointment.

STPs will deliver extra funding to GPs, says senior NHS England GP
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STPs will deliver extra funding to GPs, says senior NHS England GP

General practice will receive increased funding through sustainability and transformation...

Tory-DUP alliance votes down Labour plan to end NHS pay cuts

Tory-DUP alliance votes down Labour plan to end NHS pay cuts

The Conservative-DUP alliance voted last night to continue real-terms pay cuts for...

BMA to develop GP 'black alert' system for practices facing unsafe workload
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BMA to develop GP 'black alert' system for practices facing unsafe workload

The BMA will develop a system for GP practices to declare hospital-style 'black alerts'...

STPs are 'vehicles for cuts' and must be scrapped, warns BMA
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STPs are 'vehicles for cuts' and must be scrapped, warns BMA

BMA leaders have called for sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) to be...

NHS data loss scandal left at least 1,788 patients facing potential harm
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NHS data loss scandal left at least 1,788 patients facing potential harm

At least 1,788 cases of potential harm to patients have been identified after more...

Government 'consciously' creating NHS crisis to force privatisation, BMA leaders warn
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Government 'consciously' creating NHS crisis to force privatisation, BMA leaders warn

BMA leaders have said the government is deliberately creating the crisis in the health...

Steve Brine expected to be new primary care minister

Steve Brine expected to be new primary care minister

Steve Brine MP is expected to be confirmed as the new primary care minister.

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