FPM News Round-Up 19th January 2024

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


Delivery Plan for Recovering Access to Primary Care: Preparing for Pharmacy First - NHS funded training for community pharmacy technicians

NHS England

Private GPs boom as patients pay £300 an hour and prescriptions soar


We need to find a cure for Scotland's GP recruitment crisis

The Scotsman.com

Pharmacy closures threaten plan to cut 10m GP appointments a year

GP Online

Giving patients online access to new GP health record entries

NHS England

ICB likely to put GP contract out to tender despite patient protests


All the illnesses a pharmacist can treat without you needing to see a GP - see full list

Chronicle Live

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) National call/recall Advance Notice

NHS England

The Danger of Making GP Practices LLPs

Ockham Healthcare

GP practice health and wellbeing coach shares passion for role – as part of regional careers campaign


NHS England cuts national GP retention schemes in favour of local “support”


New campaign to encourage use of the NHS App

NHS England

Chorley GP whose patients campaigned to keep her as their doctor faces fresh uncertainty

Lancashire Post

Finding extra funding for GPs will be ‘extremely difficult’, says Welsh Government

Management in Practice

MS 'deeply concerned' about Powys GP surgery challenges

County Times

Health bosses reveal merger plan for four GP practices in Whitley Bay and North Shields

Chronicle Live

NHS England issues post-strike priorities

Healthcare Leader

Two national GP retention schemes to end this financial year

Management in Practice

How Microsoft is using AI in healthcare

Healthcare Leader

GPs hand back Furnace and Inveraray contract to HSCP

Argyllshire Advertiser

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