Tag: GPS
11 months ago
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‘Hire business leaders to run Department of Health and reshape NHS’ former Blair minister says

Lord Warner warns that without dramatic change in management and structure, the NHS will inevitably lose public support

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11 months ago
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Doctors sound warning over 'potentially hazardous' rise in NHS physician associates

Warning comes following the death of 30-year-old actress Emily Chesterton after she had been seen twice by the same P...

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over 1 year ago
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NHS patients win 'David v Goliath' battle to stop private firm taking over village's GP surgery

Row over who runs Withnell Health Centre in Lancashire was highlighted by i earlier this month and is being seen as a...

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almost 2 years ago
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Husband reveals his GP wife has taken her own life with stress of job contributing to her death

Dr Gail Milligan had been working up to 70 hours a week as a partner in a GP surgery in Surrey before her work became...

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almost 2 years ago
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Improve care and tackle shortages with 'clean break' from NHS England funding model, GPs say

"Tightly controlled" budgets mean GP practices can spend money on a social prescriber or a pharmacist, but not on mor...

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almost 2 years ago
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Fewer GPs and soaring workloads puts future of general practice under threat, top doctor warns

Professor Martin Marshall said primary care is now experiencing the "most worrying crisis in decades" with continuity...

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almost 2 years ago
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GPs threaten strike action over new contract which forces them to work Saturdays and evenings

Doctors at at the British Medical Association annual conference in Brighton are urged to take their lead from the RMT...

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almost 2 years ago
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GP suspended for 'dishonesty' after requesting laptop has ban overturned

The Royal College of GPs said Dr Manjula Arora’s case should never have got past GMC's screening process, let alone r...

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about 2 years ago
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NHS staff should be prepared for rising numbers of racist attacks, medics warn

A BMA report to be published this month is expected to confirm ethnic minority staff facing 'debilitating' levels of ...

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about 2 years ago
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Suspension of GP after requesting laptop ‘will put medics off general practice’, Royal College warns

Royal College of GPs said Dr Manjula Arora's case should never have got past General Medical Council's screening proc...

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about 2 years ago
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GP suspended over laptop request will have case reviewed after doctors unite in anger

General Medical Council says it will look again at its medical tribunal's decision to suspend Dr Manjula Arora for 28...

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about 2 years ago
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1 in 3 GP practices forced to stop routine appointments due to staff shortages

Primary care is under greater pressure than ever with a workforce that has slumped by more than 350 GPs in the past year

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about 2 years ago
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Overworked and understaffed, GP surgeries have become the Cinderella service of the NHS

GP surgeries are overworked and understaffed - even with a new workforce strategy on the horizon it will take years t...

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about 2 years ago
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Blood suckers: private health firms prey on the worried well leaving the NHS to mop up

A growing number of firms are offering direct to consumer testing services - with foreign investors raising tens of m...

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about 2 years ago
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10-minute GP appointments 'not safe and make doctors unhappy', MPs told

Health and Social Care Committee told the only way surgeries can operate on the 10-minute system is by 'cutting corne...

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over 2 years ago
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Dozens of NHS surgeries are owned by foreign companies raising fears of backdoor privatisation

Analysis by i of more than 90,000 properties owned by overseas companies – from car parks to luxury homes – shows tha...

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over 2 years ago
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NHS GP could be forced to split up elderly parents thanks to 'hostile' Home Office visa rules

Dr Kamal Sidhu was forced to move his parents so he could care for them from his home in Durham after his mother need...

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over 2 years ago
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NHS frontline staff in mental health crisis as 700 medics a month now seeking professional help

President of the Royal College of GPs Professor Dame Clare Gerada said the specialist clinic she established over a d...

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over 2 years ago
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Over-40s face backlog for Covid boosters as GPs struggle to cope with demand

NHS in England launches a drive to recruit tens of thousands of volunteers and vaccination workers to reach Governmen...

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over 2 years ago
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Middle-aged patients are most insistent on seeing their GP face-to-face, research shows

More 35-44 year olds want to decide whether to see their local doctor in person compared to those who want their GP t...

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over 2 years ago
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Parents say medics could have saved their son's life had he seen GP face-to-face

The University of Leeds student made five 'shambolic' calls to NHS 111 after which he deteriorated dramatically

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over 2 years ago
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GPs and receptionists facing 'daily and relentless' abuse from public over remote appointments

'Patients are frustrated, understandably about waits and Covid precautions, but blame the hardworking staff that are ...

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over 2 years ago
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Sajid Javid ridiculed by GPs as war of words between medics and ministers heats up

Health Secretary had been due to speak at the Royal College of GPs annual conference but cancelled at the last minute...

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over 2 years ago
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Patients 'at risk' due to lack of face-to-face GP appointments, Boris Johnson says

The Prime Minister insisted GPs must still offer face-to-face care to anyone who thinks they need it

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over 2 years ago
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Solar ‘superstorm’ could prompt ‘internet apocalypse,’ global outages

Some researchers are sounding the alarm on a solar “superstorm” that could prompt global electricity and internet out...

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about 3 years ago
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Third of GPs are 'planning to quit their jobs within 5 years', a new report suggests

Almost two-thirds of doctors over 50 planning to leave - even before the pandemic struck - according to a new report

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about 3 years ago
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GPs react to NHS England letter ordering face-to-face appointments

Doctors pointed out that half of all appointments in general practice through the pandemic have happened in person

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over 3 years ago
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Covid vaccine rollout: over 1,000 GP-led sites will be giving jab by weekend

Some 223 hospital sites, seven giant vaccination centres and a first wave of 200 community pharmacies will join the e...

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over 3 years ago
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GP surgeries defying Government over first dose Covid vaccine strategy

Move comes as the World Health Organisation said the second dose of the vaccine should only be delayed for up to six ...

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