11 September 2014
An estimated 800,000 patients in Wales will find it difficult to secure a convenient appointment with their local GP by 2017 because surgeries are buckling under the strain of rising workloads and falling resources, the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has warned.
01 September 2014
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is to send a letter next week to all GP practices across the UK with a final call for them to return completed petitions in support of its campaign on funding for general practice.
31 August 2014
GPs are calling for a COBRA-style emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle the rising epidemic of childhood obesity.
29 August 2014
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has committed to equality and diversity reviews and adjustments as a major priority and is currently reviewing all relevant policies as part of its commitment to equality and fairness in all its work.
26 August 2014
The RCGP has responded to Public Health England figures that show an increase in the number of patients surviving for at least one year after being diagnosed with cancer.
22 August 2014
The RCGP has issued the following initial statement on the GMC consultation announced today on improving patient protection and public confidence in doctors.
22 August 2014
The Royal College of General Practitioners is calling for all GPs who carry out practice-based dermatological surgery to record and upload their figures as part of a UK-wide information gathering project.
14 August 2014
The RCGP has responded to the Care Quality Commission announcement on 'special measures' for GP practices.
13 August 2014
Up to 5,000 family doctors who have emigrated or opted for early retirement are being prevented by needless red tape from returning to the GP workforce if they wish to – at a time of a growing crisis in general practice, according to new research.