Essex faces GP and nurse crisis

22nd October 2018

Essex is facing a workforce crisis, as some of the worst-hit areas are operating with just over 40 GPs per 100,000 patients and with high numbers of nurses and GPs planning to retire by 2020, [read more]

Conducting an effective interview

20th September 2018

General practice is under pressure and it is more important than ever to ensure that you are recruiting the right people to your practice team. Interviews are essential to ensuring this, giving you an opportunity [read more]

The GP retention scheme

10th September 2018

GPs are leaving the sector – for a multitude of reasons – at a time where there are more GPs needed. The NHS England has decided to take action by launching a GP Retention Scheme; [read more]

NHS England accused of ‘poaching’ Irish GPs

3rd August 2018

CREDIT: This story was originally seen on eveningecho.ie The NHS is heavily pushing its International GP Recruitment Programme into Ireland, which one Cork GP believes will become problematic NHS England’s drive to recruit doctors in [read more]

A legal eye on general practice

10th July 2018

There’s an element of uncertainty in general practice at the moment – across the entire healthcare sector, for that matter. The wider perception is gloomy but Ben Willis, partner and Head of Healthcare at VWV, Bristol – specialising [read more]

GPs welcome MDU’s reduced-price subscriptions

28th June 2018

The MDU’s Transactional Benefits membership has proven popular with struggling GPs, according to the organisation’s research Seventy-three per cent of 404 GPs taking part in a Medical Defence Union (MDU) survey on the topic of [read more]

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