First Practice Management
- Posted Friday July 1, 2016
A round up of this week's primary care headlines. Online registration to some sources may be required.
Jeremy Hunt raises prospect of second EU referendum
Jeremy Hunt has raised the prospect of a new EU referendum while announcing himself as a possible candidate to be the next leader of the Conservative Party.
Field: Presentation skills necessary to receive CQC outstanding rating
The CQC’s chief inspector of general practice has admitted that presentation skills affect practices’ CQC rating.
NHS England 'underspends' primary care budget by £163m
NHS England may have underspent £163m on primary care last year, which has now been likely lost to the health service, accountants have warned.
RCGP chair says Brexiters must 'deliver or resign' over £350m NHS pledge
Pro-Brexit MPs who pledged to claw back £350m a week from the EU and spend it on the NHS must commit to delivering on the promise or resign, the RCGP chair has warned.
Grafton Surgery, Canvey, shut down after inspectors get court order for immediate closure
A GP SURGERY has been shut down with immediate affect after inspectors applied for an "urgent" court order for its closure.
General practice cannot escape need for reform, NHS England warns
GPs must embrace changes to the way they work to free up appointments and relieve pressure, a senior NHS England GP has said, warning that more funding and an expanded workforce alone cannot reverse the crisis facing the profession.
Would Jeremy Hunt make a good prime minister? Ask a junior doctor
As someone who witnessed his terrible record as health secretary – causing the only strike by doctors in 40 years, bending facts and losing trust – I’m shocked by his temerity.
42% of public willing to pay more tax for NHS
Forty-two percent of the public are willing to pay more tax to support the NHS, as public sense of the financial crisis facing the service grows, suggest findings of the latest British Social Attitudes Survey by NatCen.