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News Headlines - Week Commencing 18th July 2016

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

Systematic underfunding of GPs is driving up the NHS deficit, new research shows
Systematic underinvestment in general practice and district nursing, coupled with deep cuts to social care, are the main factors driving financial meltdown in the NHS, according to landmark research by primary care academics.

Rural doctors' practices 'at serious risk of closure' says BMA
Rural GP practices across Northern Ireland are at "serious risk of closure", the British Medical Association (BMA) has warned.

Larger GP practices have lower patient satisfaction, finds report
Large-scale general practice doesn’t improve quality of care, and actually leads to deterioration in patient satisfaction, a new report has concluded.

Large general practice groups 'improving nurse training'
Nurses and healthcare assistants working for new large-scale general practice organisations are benefitting from extra training and peer support which is leading to improved retention rates, a new report has suggested.

NHS targets 'ghost' patients who don't go to the GP
Patients in England who have not been to see their GP for five years face being deregistered as the NHS prepares to get tough on "ghost patients".

NHS regions will shift funding to primary care, Simon Stevens tells MPs
Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) being finalised by local NHS leaders will definitely see funding and activity shifted into primary care, NHS England's chief executive has told MPs.

CQC spent over £70k recruiting whistleblower guardian
The Care Quality Commission spent £71,600 recruiting the national guardian for NHS whistleblowers, Nursing Times’ sister title HSJ can reveal.

Game-changing moment for the NHS in England?
In the final hours of the parliamentary session, there were some fascinating revelations about the state of NHS finances in England.

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