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RCGP supports Day of Zero Tolerance on Female Genital Mutilation

06 February 2016

Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: “Female Genital Mutilation is a horrific crime with serious, long-term health implications for thousands of girls and women around the world, including here in the UK.


RCGP statement on the Zika virus

05 February 2016

Dr Shauna Fannin, Deputy Chair of RCGP Northern Ireland, has made the following comments on the Zika virus.


RCGPNI response to NI Health Minister's announcement on expansion of medical Foundation Programme

04 February 2016

Dr Shauna Fannin, Deputy Chair of the Royal College of GPs Northern Ireland, said: “Building on last week’s announcement of 20 additional GP training place, it is encouraging to see the Health Minister committing further resources for the training of medical graduates.


RCGP welcomes incentive scheme for GPs to work in under-doctored areas

02 February 2016

Commenting on the Targeted Enhanced Recruitment Scheme launched by NHS England, Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said:


RCGP Chair's response to Sunday Times column criticising GPs

01 February 2016

Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, has responded to Sarah Baxter's column in the Sunday Times 'If GPs can't be bothered with us, let's go straight to the chemist':


Response to Health Secretary's advice to parents to consult websites on children's rashes

01 February 2016

Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: "Health websites can be a really useful source for patients and parents, especially NHS Choices which is approved by clinicians and where there is reliable, assured information.


Maureen Baker's speech to the Special LMC conference 2016

30 January 2016

Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of GPs has addressed the Special LMC Conference 2016. Here is the full text of her speech.


RCGPNI response to Health Minister's announcement on additional funding for GP training places

28 January 2016

Responding to the announcement of funding for 20 more GP training places in Northern Ireland, RCGPNI Chair Dr John O'Kelly, said:


Scottish Government deems general practice to be 'dispensable'

27 January 2016

Dr Miles Mack, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (Scotland), has said that he believes the Scottish Government views the general practice service as ‘dispensable’ and that the current crisis in patients’ access to their GPs will get much worse.


RCGP response to Pulse article on practice closures and mergers

27 January 2016

Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: “A GP practice might close because surgeries are merging or forming a federation with other practices to pool their resources in the best interests of patient care – something that the College supports.

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