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Wednesday 26 April 2017

Top stories

25.04.17: Are you are an exceptional practice manager? Then you could be named in this year's MIP List.
13.04.17: Recording GP appointments could help improve patient care and provide a useful database for research and training, a study published in the British Journal of General Practice has suggested.
13.04.17: New healthy workplace guidance has been officially endorsed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as an evidence based resource to help implement the NICE workplace guidance.
13.04.17: Around two in every five GPs in the South West have said they intend to quit within the next five years, confirming primary care leaders' fears that the workforce crisis continues to worsen.
03.04.17: Elliott Hall Medical Centre in Middlesex is the first practice in London to be awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
06.04.17: The small business model of GP practices is ‘not fit for purpose and is inhibiting change’ according to a House of Lords Committee on NHS sustainability, suggesting that NHS England look into alternative models.
10.04.17: A GP from a single practitioner practice has been struck off the register following 22 allegations of dishonesty, insulting treatment of staff, and disrespectful references to patients and a fellow doctor.
03.04.17: A practice in Cumbria more than tripled the number of patients registered for its online services in one week with an 'all-out' information drive.

Personal practice

Angela Sharda: Dr Chaand Nagpaul is not afraid to voice his views on the topics that matter to general practice. As the chair of the British Medical Association (BMA)’s General Practice Committee (GPC), he has fought hard to highlight the crisis in general practice as well as to ensure the profession is well represented within the wider NHS.
Andrew McHugh: I’m not sure what I enjoyed least about the campaign, the bullying, the bribery or the bluster of Boris Johnson
Dwysan Rowena: Will the money promised now be spent on Welsh local priorities rather than within the EU?

Events 2017

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27th June 2017
28th September 2017
5th December 2017