News Headlines - Week Commencing 7th September 2015

A round up of this week's primary care headlines. Online registration to some sources may be required.

Doctors deny that surgeries will close in Gosport
Two senior doctors have denied rumours that GP practices in Gosport are facing closure.

‘My patients and I appear to be a nuisance to the hospital system’
Dr Sinead Murphy: ‘A&E is the default dumping ground for everything that can’t wait two years for an outpatient appointment’

BMA hosts summit on rising GP indemnity costs
The BMA is hosting a summit concerning the rising cost of GP indemnity tomorrow, with the meeting coming as NHS England has made the issue ‘a priority’.

Fears that tenth of GP roles in England are vacant
More than a tenth of GP positions in England appear to be vacant with too much reliance on locums, claims the RCGP.

GPs in Tyne and Wear slam plans for seven-day services in new survey
GPs in region claim more resources and doctors are needed before any plans to introduce seven-day working can be met.

More than one in 10 GP roles in England vacant
More than one in 10 family doctor roles in England are vacant – with many practices increasingly having to rely on locum doctors.

GP partner earnings fell for eighth year in a row
In the annual GP Earnings and Expenses 2013/14 report by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, combined partner and salaried GPs’ earnings before tax was £90,200, a drop of 2.9% on 2012/13 levels.

NHS makes us prouder to be British than the Royal Family, says Jeremy Hunt
The NHS comes ahead of the Royal Family as the number one reason people are proud to be British, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

NHS staff should stay fit and well if they are to give us related advice
I got embroiled in a social media discussion this week with a group of NHS workers who were responding to the news that they are to be offered counselling, physiotherapy and Zumba classes as part of a new drive to cut sickness rates.

Can involving pharmacists in A&E shorten waiting times and help doctors?
Pilot project looking at 782 patients found 40% could be treated by a pharmacist with advanced clinical practice training skills.


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