Extra cash for GPs in Northern Ireland

18th December 2017

CREDIT: This story was first seen in OnMedica GPs in Northern Ireland have welcomed the announcement that an additional £3.9m will be invested in improving primary care services, OnMedica reports. The Department of Health says £1.7m [read more]

Mobile messaging could save the NHS millions

15th December 2017

New white paper suggests that mobile messaging could save NHS millions by helping to lower the number of missed appointments With winter illnesses peaking and more patients than ever missing GP appointments, digital experts have [read more]

GMC cuts fees for new doctors

14th December 2017

Registration and renewal fees for new doctors are set to be reduced from next year, the GMC has announced. Doctors set to apply for provisional registration in 2018 will benefit from total savings of £1,190 [read more]

BMA clarifies guidance on mental health fees

14th December 2017

Doctors can charge for Mental Health Act assessments in their own hospitals when conducted outside their contracted working hours, BMA advice says. The advice has been issued following calls from several members for clarification on [read more]

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