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Monday 16 July 2018
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The gift that must keep on giving

Monday 2nd July 2018

The £20bn funding increase ahead of the NHS’s 70th birthday is a welcome surprise. But how it is spent will be crucial to the service’s survival over the next 70 years, says Angela Sharda
 
The NHS is one of Britain’s most prized possessions and this year it is 70 years old. On 18 June Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the NHS budget will increase by £20.5bn in real terms by 2023/24. More money in the pot is clearly...

Tue, 9 May 2017
Two practices in Norwich have come together to provide a housing and benefits advice service to patients aged over 60.
Mon, 8 May 2017
A group of sixteen practices in the southeast have banded together to form a federation to ease pressure on their resources.
Fri, 5 May 2017
The Dispensing Doctor Association (DDA) has launched its 2017 general election manifesto, asking for all parties to protect rural dispensing practices.
Thu, 4 May 2017
The Scottish government has announced £2.5m for ‘up-skilling’ general practice staff, including practice managers.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017
The new deal for general practice has surpassed expectations, but will it be enough to make a tangible improvement to practice finances? Alice Harrold examines the 2017/18 GP contract to find out what practices can expect in the coming year.
Fri, 7 Apr 2017
Two of the largest practices in Plymouth have unveiled plans to merge later this year serving 60,000 patients across the region.
Thu, 6 Apr 2017
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.