Dr Nav Chana, former NAPC Chair and now National Primary Care Home Clinical Director, has been awarded an MBE for services to clinical education and primary and community care in the Queen’s Birthday honours.
Professor Amanda Howe has been elected as the next President of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) following a national ballot of its membership.
A new report, Fit for the Future: A vision for general practice, outlines the RCGP vision for 2030. Fifteen-minute minimum consultations, micro-teams and an end to isolated working are some of the highlights that will enable general practice to meet the needs of the future.
Disabled doctors and medical students could expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published today (Tuesday 14 May) by the General Medical Council (GMC).
New analysis by the Health Foundation reveals a mounting cycle of pressures that are impacting disproportionately on GPs in the most deprived areas, increasing GP workload and leading to growing inequality in provision for patients.
Seven candidates are standing to succeed Professor Mayur Lakhani as the next President of the Royal College of General Practitioners when he demits office after his two-year term in November.
The General Medical Council’s (GMC) first comprehensive survey of speciality, associate specialist and locally employed doctors opens today, Wednesday 1 May.
As the patient population continues to grow, the traditional model of primary care is failing to keep up. Could the solution lie in better demand management online, asks Mindy Daeschner of Doctorlink.
In just over a month Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, will address around 2,000 GPs and primary care professionals at this year’s RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference. The conference will take place between 4-6 of October at the SEC Glasgow.
LaingBuisson has published the first edition of its new ‘Healthcare Construction 2017-2021’ market report.
New figures from NHS Digital reveal an increase in the number of prescriptions being given for diabetes. The total number of items prescribed for diabetes in England totalled 53.4 million items in 2017/18.
The British Medical Association (BMA) has written to Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, expressing grave concerns that up to 48,500 women have not received information regarding cervical cancer screening following a system error earlier this year.
A new study from Public Health England has revealed that 1 in 4 hospitals and 1 in 3 GP practices in the UK are in areas that exceed safe levels of air pollution, according to World Health Organisation guidance.