FPM News Round-Up page 5th January 2024

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


Seasonal flu vaccine uptake in GP patients: 1 September 2024 to 31 January 2025


'TV Licences are going to cost more than the government spends on  GPs' - Newcastle medic calls for more suport

Chronicle Live

Jersey Covid vaccinations will move to primary care

BBC News

Wrexham GP surgery discuss current demand and pressure


New contractor announced to manage GP surgery in Co Down


Slough GP Practice staff discuss challenges and the future of GP surgeries

Slough Express

GPs and staff ‘need training on remote consultation technology’


Diss health centre could expand into temporary cabin

Eastern Daily Express

Ambulance pressures forcing GPs to leave clinic to attend emergencies



Several GP practices to extend opening hours throughout January


Over 2,000 back petition calling for GPs and practice nurses to be added to ARRS

GP Online

Millions more people receive GP appointments compared to before the pandemic

NHS England


Darlington sees 'shocking' increase in missed GP appointments

BBC News

NHSE credits recovery plan as GPs see extra 4 million patients in a month


Tributes as 'trusted and well-respected' Doncaster GP steps down

Doncaster Free Press

Demand for NHS services remains high following festive period

Bath Echo


Wigan GP Surgery in special measures after patients struggle to get in touch

Wigan Today

BMA asks GPs whether continuity of care should be included in GP contract


NHS App has twice as many users as Netflix

Healthcare Leader

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