NICE recommends GPs should offer HIV tests in routine appointments

GPs and hospital doctors in areas where HIV infection is relatively common should offer millions of... More

Mother struck off local GP's register days after hospital dash with epileptic baby

A mother-of-four has been left in lurch after being struck off her local GP’s register days after her... More

GP surgeries' crisis: Council launching health commission to tackle doctors' shortage

A new health commission is being set up in Lincolnshire in a bid to help sort out the crisis facing... More

Pharmacy leaders make case for more prescribing rights to ease general practice workload

Community pharmacists should routinely be allowed to prescribe for long-term conditions (LTCs) as well as... More

Case dropped against practice manager accused of assaulting terminally ill cancer patient

The case against a practice manager of a Brentwood surgery accused of assaulting a terminally ill cancer... More

GP surgeries to close leaving 11,000 patients to find another practice

Around 11,000 patients will be left without a GP practice after financial difficulties affected the... More

Excessive workload driving GPs to breaking point, BMA survey reveals

Eight out of 10 GPs believe that workload pressures are either unmanageable or excessive, and are having a... More

GPs assessing patients in three minute phone calls before granting face-to-face appointments

Family doctors are denying patients face-to-face appointments to try to reduce demand.... More

GP urgent home visits set to ease A&E crisis

GPs are under pressure to provide emergency home visits to ease the crisis in overstretched A&E... More

Troubled GP surgery to finally close

A surgery in Bristol is to close after the third health provider in three years found it was unable to... More


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