02 October 2014
RCGP figures show surgeries could be forced to close in the next year
30 September 2014
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has welcomed the Prime Minister’s pledge today (Tuesday 30 September) to invest £400m in support for practices to offer patients more flexible access – but has warned that the plans will not mean 12-hour opening hours for all surgeries.
30 September 2014
The RCGP has issued response to comments attributed to Chief Inspector of General Practice, Professor Steve Field, that up to 200 GP practices across England face threat of closure
26 September 2014
More than half of Britons think that waiting times to see a GP are now a 'national crisis’, as latest predictions from the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) show that on 60m occasions over the next year, patients will have to wait a week or longer to see their GP or practice nurse.
25 September 2014
A survey has revealed that many GPs in the UK are not confident in detecting early signs of major eye diseases. Just one third (34.1%) of respondents were confident in diagnosing symptoms or signs of age-related macular degeneration, with only half of GPs confident in diagnosing diabetic retinopathy (48.8%), glaucoma (51.2%) or refractive error (49.3%).
24 September 2014
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has responded to Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham’s speech at the Labour Party conference in Manchester today.
23 September 2014
The RCGP has responded to Labour Leader Ed Miliband's speech today at the Labour Party conference in Manchester.
22 September 2014
The latest resources to support GPs through revalidation have been published by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).
17 September 2014
The Royal College of GPs is pleased to be part of London Open House this month. Why not bring your family and friends along to see 30 Euston Square, our Grade 2* listed building designed by Arthur Beresford Pite?