Latest news and video from the RCGP 

All the latest news from the RCGP and exclusive updates on this year's RCGP Annual Conference in Liverpool 12-14 October. The college is a network   of 52,000 GPs and the voice of the profession on education, training, research and standards.   

RCGP sets out three-year strategy to protect general practice

RCGP sets out three-year strategy to protect general practice

RCGP leaders have outlined a three-year plan to protect and build general practice,...

GPs inundated as hay fever spike triggers almost 40,000 visits in June

GPs inundated as hay fever spike triggers almost 40,000 visits in June

Cases of patients visiting their GP with hay fever-like symptoms are up 50% compared...

Extend postnatal health checks to protect new mothers, says RCGP
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Extend postnatal health checks to protect new mothers, says RCGP

Postnatal health checks must be made longer 'as standard' to help improve the mental...

Latest RCGP news and opinion

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard: Think how your vote will affect general practice

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard: Think how your vote will affect general practice

We all have a big decision to make tomorrow, but whichever party comes to power will...

RCGP announces next president
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RCGP announces next president

RCGP members have elected Professor Mayur Lakhani as the next president of the college.

RCGP adds 18 extra learning sessions to Annual Conference programme

RCGP adds 18 extra learning sessions to Annual Conference programme

The College has announced an extra 18 sessions to run at this year's RCGP Annual...

Brexit could force 2,137 GPs out of NHS, warns RCGP
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Brexit could force 2,137 GPs out of NHS, warns RCGP

Brexit could mean that more than 3m patients across the UK lose their family doctor,...

Next government must get a grip on soaring GP indemnity costs, RCGP says
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Next government must get a grip on soaring GP indemnity costs, RCGP says

The next government must create a long-term solution to support GPs with out-of-control...

General practice unable to support STP proposals without upfront investment

General practice unable to support STP proposals without upfront investment

Urgent investment in general practice to reverse 'damage done by years of underinvestment'...

Brexit could cost Scotland 4% of its GPs, claims RCGP

Brexit could cost Scotland 4% of its GPs, claims RCGP

The RCGP in Scotland has claimed that 4% of the country's GPs could be lost because...

The Eden Project's Sir Tim Smit to address RCGP Annual Conference

The Eden Project's Sir Tim Smit to address RCGP Annual Conference

The inspirational Sir Tim Smit, co-founder of the Eden Project in Cornwall, is to...

RCGP backs clinical projects to raise GP awareness of key conditions

RCGP backs clinical projects to raise GP awareness of key conditions

RCGP leaders have chosen seven clinical areas that the college will focus on raising...

RCGP annual conference 2016

Highlights from the RCGP annual conference 2016

Highlights from the RCGP annual conference 2016

This year's RCGP annual conference 2016 provided delegates with a packed agenda of...

What did they say about the RCGP Annual Conference 2016?

What did they say about the RCGP Annual Conference 2016?

More than 1,600 delegates attended the RCGP Annual Conference in Harrogate this year,...

Wellbeing for GPs: How can we improve wellbeing in our practices?

Wellbeing for GPs: How can we improve wellbeing in our practices?

Dr Jennifer Napier shares tips and advice from delegates at this year's RCGP annual...

Medical school GP societies can help boost recruitment
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Medical school GP societies can help boost recruitment

GP societies in medical schools can play a key role in inspiring medical students...

How practices can provide services to intermediate care patients

How practices can provide services to intermediate care patients

Providing GP services to intermediate care sites can improve patient care and provide...

Winners of RCGP annual conference posters revealed
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Winners of RCGP annual conference posters revealed

The winners of this year's RCGP annual conference posters were announced by the college's...

RCGP chair-elect pledges to reclaim dignity of general practice

RCGP chair-elect pledges to reclaim dignity of general practice

RCGP chair-elect Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard has pledged to use her three-year term leading...

GPs will refer 20,000 patients to diabetes prevention scheme this year

GPs will refer 20,000 patients to diabetes prevention scheme this year

Up to 20,000 patients will receive weight loss interventions by the end of this financial...

Collapse of vulnerable GP practices risks 'domino effect', NHS official warns
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Collapse of vulnerable GP practices risks 'domino effect', NHS official warns

Even high performing GP practices can rapidly become vulnerable and closures risk...

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