Plans to modernise community pharmacies and ensure a better quality service for patients have been announced by the government today (20 Oct).
GPs will be able to compare their antibiotic prescribing with their colleagues throughout the country using a brand new tool, in a new bid to cut the numbers of antibiotics that are given out needlessly, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced …
NHS England has set out a multi-billion plan designed to get general practice back on its feet, improve patient care and access, and invest in new ways of providing primary care.
We have issued a response to the BMA survey on GP pressure. See the blog post for our complete statement.
Alistair Burt has recorded this message to GPs in response to the LMC special conference being held on 30/01/2016. The message summarises what is being done to help boost general practice.
Several papers ran a story about 200,000 patients left without a GP when their surgeries closed down. The figures relate to closures and mergers of 72 practices in England. For our response click 'read more'.
Jeremy Hunt outlines the Department's intention to ease pressure on GPs through increased funding and streamlined CQC inspections.