Podcast: RCGP chair Professor Martin Marshall
Talking General Practice speaks to RCGP chair Professor Martin Marshall. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 22, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Podcast Source Type: news

Warning over 'mass exodus' of 19,000 GPs as nearly half of family doctors plan to quit by 2027
The Royal College of GPs said almost half of family doctors are planning to quit by 2027 in a major threat to patient care. It insists general practice is 'significantly under-staffed and under-funded'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What solutions to the GP crisis has the RCGP proposed?
With general practice in a deepening crisis, the RCGP has set out measures the government could take to solve the problem. GPonline looks at what the college says could save the profession. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 21, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: RCGP Source Type: news

RCGP warns 19,000 GPs could quit in 'mass exodus' over next five years
General practice faces a 'mass exodus' of doctors over the next five years with almost 19,000 GPs and trainees set to quit unless factors behind the workforce and workload crisis are tackled urgently, the RCGP has warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 21, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workforce Source Type: news

Digital weight management referral
General practices are asked to use this new referral form when making referrals to the digital weight management programme. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 21, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

MPs meet GPs in parliament to hear about crisis facing general practice
MPs met GPs from the Rebuild General Practice campaign in parliament this week to hear about the crisis facing general practice and how they can offer support. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 16, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

Leadership development programme for pharmacists
Pharmacists are working in partnership with general practices and primary care networks (PCNs). (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 15, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

UK-trained GPs receiving 'deportation letters' shortly after qualifying, MPs told
Newly qualified GPs are being driven out of the NHS because international medical graduates (IMGs) who complete UK general practice training sometimes receive letters threatening deportation shortly after qualifying, doctors' leaders have warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 14, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workforce Source Type: news

More healthcare professionals given powers to certify fit notes, DHSC (published 10th June 2022)
Regulations laid on 10 June 2022 to allow nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and physiotherapists to certify fit notes digitally will come into effect on 1 July 2022 and will be delivered in general practice and hospital settings. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alarming figures show desperate shortage of GPs as rural areas are worst hit
In many rural areas, general practice is not only creaking, but dangerously close to coming apart at the seams. GP Lisa Silver (pictured) said: 'In 2015 we had 3,454 patients. We now have 4,430.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lipid management searches
This new search tool will support clinicians in General Practice by allowing them to proactively identify patients who may benefit from a treatment intervention, or a review in line with NICE guidance. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GP chief inspector steps down after three years at CQC
The CQC ’s chief inspector of general practice is to step down from July after three and a half years in the role. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 10, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: People News Source Type: news

Useless PPE worth half of annual basic GP funding 'could be burnt'
Unusable PPE bought for £4bn during the COVID-19 pandemic could be 'burnt to generate power' - equivalent to half of basic annual funding for general practice going up in smoke, MPs have warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 9, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Coronavirus Source Type: news

Useless PPE worth half of England's entire basic GP funding could be incinerated
Unusable PPE bought for £4bn during the COVID-19 pandemic could be 'burnt to generate power' - equivalent to half of England's basic annual funding for general practice going up in smoke, MPs have warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 9, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Coronavirus Source Type: news

Podcast: Supporting newly-qualified GPs
Talking General Practice speaks to Dr Emma Wong, chair of the RCGP's first 5 committee about the challenges and opportunities facing newly-qualified GPs. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 9, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Podcast Source Type: news