New analysis examines consultation rates in general practice

27th April 2018

New analysis, published in the British Journal of General Practice (BJGP), examines the factors associated with consultation rates in general practice in England Factors associated with consultation rates in general practice in England, 2013–2014: a cross-sectional study, published [read more]

BMA to outline plan to ease GPs’ workload

6th March 2018

A vision for improving patient care and easing workload pressures in general practice is set to be outlined by the BMA The paper, Ensuring Patient Safety Through Control of Workload and Demand Management in General Practice, [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]

GPs agree contract will reduce workload

4th December 2017

GP representatives have given overwhelming backing for the first Scotland-only GP contract ahead of a national poll on whether it should be implemented At a special conference of Scottish local medical committees in Clydebank, delegates [read more]

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