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Carolyn Wickware

Reporter

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Tue 29 November
Tue 29 November
Commissioners could have to give GPs an extra £1 per patient towards improving access to social prescribing by 2017/18, according to NHS England’s clinical champion for social prescribing
Fri 25 November
Fri 25 November
Commissioners are considering local enhanced services for GPs to do more urgent home visits next year under new NHS England plans to reduce A&E pressures
Fri 25 November
Fri 25 November
A contract manager for a GP alliance in Sunderland has been awarded “Commissioner of the year” at an awards ceremony in London
Tue 8 November
Tue 8 November
The Government ambition of making £22bn in efficiency savings by 2020/21 is “unrealistic” according to a report on NHS funding from three leading think tanks
Wed 2 November
Wed 2 November
CCGs are “fundamental” in enforcing the revised hospital contract to relieve workload pressure on general practice, urged Dr Chaand Nagpaul
Wed 12 October
Wed 12 October
The sustainability and transformation process is at risk of “blowing up” because providers are drawing up “vastly over ambitious” plans
Wed 12 October
Wed 12 October
Core practice teams will include a named GP, nurse, healthcare assistant and admin staff
Fri 7 October
Fri 7 October
David Mowat said that the Department of Health is expecting some STPs “not to be able to move forward”
Thu 6 October
Thu 6 October
If STPs fail to allocate funding to general practice, primary care could lose up to £760m in 2020/21
Wed 5 October
Wed 5 October
Dr Robert Varnam said the programme has 'currently got practices signed up covering nearly a quarter of the country'
Tue 4 October
Tue 4 October
Trainee doctors will be required to work in the NHS for four years after qualifying, the health secretary has announced
Wed 28 September
Wed 28 September
Conflict of interest constraints for clinical commissioning groups are a potential barrier against a fully integrated healthcare system
Wed 21 September
Wed 21 September
Government funding for CPD for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals will be cut by up to a half in 2016/17
Mon 12 September
Mon 12 September
The new models of care programme will take three times longer than planned to implement, says head of NHS Providers
Thu 8 September
Thu 8 September
The CNO has urged general practice to open its doors to offer more practice nurse placements for undergraduates
Wed 7 September
Wed 7 September
The health secretary has announced a “move towards self-diagnosis” in the NHS with a new online symptom-checker.
Tue 16 August
Tue 16 August
Declining stakeholder satisfaction in clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) is being chalked up to GP dissatisfaction
Tue 2 August
Tue 2 August
NHS England is legally responsible for the commissioning of PrEP, an HIV drug, following a court ruling today
Wed 6 July
Wed 6 July
The head of a Government review into NHS IT systems has said a paperless health service by 2020 “is not possible in the UK”
Mon 4 July
Mon 4 July
A leading healthcare charity has warned that NHS budgets could see a cut of £2.8 billion if the UK leaves the EU