Primary Care Weekly News Roundup 17th December 2021

We present a round-up of the news headlines this week relating to primary care and GP practices in the UK



NHS Is Facing A “Bunfight” For Locum Doctors To Fill GP Gaps Caused By Covid
Politics Home


GPs call for more information on community Covid treatment plans


Viewpoint: Controversial ruling could force GPs to 'practise as lawyers rather than clinicians'
GP Online


GPs who are close contacts of Omicron cases no longer need to isolate

BMA may not launch formal GP ballot on industrial action

Pharmacy plan to take pressure off Welsh GPs


Vulnerable women worry mix-up over 4th jab for CEV people will mean they ‘won’t be boosted at Christmas’

NHSE appoints new regional director
Health Service Journal

Covid vaccine 15-minute observation period lifted temporarily
Management in Practice

‘Nervousness’ over merging of Bulwell GP practice with US-owned surgery
Nottingham Post

Police and fire services to support GP Covid booster push

Survey finds many patients prefer virtual doctors when discussing sexual health
Social Care Today

GPs are told to postpone routine care to focus on vaccine boosters in response to omicron

GPs to be ‘compensated appropriately’ to give booster jabs through Bank Holidays

Further Measures Required To Make Social Contact Safer And Protect The NHS, Says BMA
Health Matters Magazine

GPs to 'focus on urgent appointments and jabs only' until January, says Javid
GP Online
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