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GPs are trying to rewrite history on Covid

General practice may not have literally shut its doors during the pandemic but access has been a massive problem. Why try to rewrite history?

Revealed: Impact of remote GP consultations on pharmacies

Virtual GP consultations are causing a massive spike in pharmacy workload and sparking patient safety concerns, an exclusive survey shows. 

Boots partners with private electronic prescriptions provider

Boots UK is partnering with online GP consultation provider Doctor Care Anywhere (DCA) in a London pilot.

Boots trials in-store GP video service

Boots UK has begun trialling an in-store video service giving patients access to GP consultations.

GP video consultations set to mushroom

Nearly 2 million more NHS patients in England will have access to video consultations with a doctor.

Average wait for GP appointment hits two weeks

The average wait for a routine GP appointment has exceeded two weeks for the first time ever according to a Pulse survey.

Flu jabs in community pharmacies boost overall uptake

Offering flu immunisation in community pharmacies increased the number of people in Wales who received the jab, report finds.

GPs disregard pharmacist recommendations in new study

GPs trialling a new model of care were often reluctant to follow pharmacist recommendations, say researchers.

New GP indemnity scheme covers practice pharmacists

A new government-funded indemnity scheme for GP practices will, for the first time, cover practice pharmacists

Wales cracks down on script drug dependence

NHS Wales has been told to make better use of the expertise of pharmacists to support evidence-based prescribing.

Public satisfaction with NHS at lowest level since 2007

Overall satisfaction was 53 per cent – a 3 point drop from the previous year and the lowest level since 2007.

GP workload crisis: Increasing numbers looking to quit

A survey of 929 GPs has found that over 40 per cent intend to quit the profession within five years.

HEE extending pre-reg programmes in GP practices

HEE is providing additional training places for pre-registration pharmacists in general practice in 2020/2021.

NHS App being rolled out but most functions on hold

PSNC is encouraging pharmacy teams to get to grips with the app, which will allow patients to manage repeat prescriptions.

Most GP surgeries rated good by CQC

The Care Quality Commission has rated 91% of GP surgeries in England as good in the 12 months to July 2018



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