First Practice Management
- Posted Friday April 28, 2017
A round up of this week's primary care headlines. Online registration to some sources may be required.
Delivery of GP Forward View 'confusing and inadequate', warns BMA
Implementation of plans to increase GP funding by £2.4bn a year by 2020/21 has been 'confusing and inadequate', a BMA progress report on the GP Forward View has warned.
NHSE confirms that NHS.uk is to become a gateway to GP records by September
From September the newly revamped NHS Choices will become NHS.uk and the gateway to order repeat prescriptions, book appointments, register for a GP and find a pharmacy.
Millennials are shunning the NHS in favour of private GP appointments
Around 40 per cent of millennials say they feel rushed during their regular NHS appointments.
NHS England has made ‘no progress’ on increasing GP numbers, says PAC
There has been “no progress” made by NHS England on increasing the number of GPs despite NHS England targets to train 5,000 more doctors by 2020, MPs have warned.
Only one in five GPs thinks partnership model will still exist in ten years' time
Almost two-thirds of GPs believe that the partnership model will not exist in ten years' time, while only one in five believe it has a long-term future.
NHS needs £25bn in emergency cash, Theresa May told
Group representing NHS trusts demands end to austerity funding, warning quality of care will suffer without extra funding.