Primary Care News Round-Up 22nd March 2024

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

GP practices no longer need to renew visa sponsor licence


Village "stabbed in the back" by GP surgery move

Yahoo News

Hundreds of pharmacy closures are heaping pressure on overstretched GPs


England’s online GP registration passes million mark


NHS Cervical Screening Programme support for people who find it difficult to attend cervical screening 

NHS England

RCGP sets out steps to achieve 'parity of esteem' for general practice

GP Online

NHS workforce plan relies on ‘significant’ substitution of qualified GPs, NAO warns



Private GP starts clinics at The Beardwood Hospital

Lancashire Telegraph

Black and minority ethnic NHS staff more likely to be bullied by patients and staff

Management in Practice

Difficulties accessing GP practices leaving older people suffering in pain

Pembrokeshire Herald

GP practices to receive air pollution warnings to help manage health risks


General practice funding in Northern Ireland 'astonishingly low', GPs warn

GP Online

Patients living in poverty ‘find it harder to access timely GP appointments’

Management in Practice

Same-day hubs are a ‘national imperative’, claims under fire ICB


Tumble GP Surgery to close despite new partnership taking over practice

Swansea Bay News

Pressure on Northern Ireland GP services leading to locums being paid £1,000 a day, report finds


Harrogate GPs aim to reassure hundreds of patients as merger plan is unveiled

Harrogate Advertiser

GP practice given three months to vacate premises


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