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Patient reaction to 'shared appointments' has been very positive, says RCGP

06 October 2018

RCGP Chair, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, said: "We are already aware of practices that are offering 'shared' appointments for patients with similar conditions and the feedback has been very positive.


RCGP Annual Conference - Day 2 highlights

05 October 2018

On the second day of the RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference in Glasgow, our NHS 'Question Time' panel will discuss the big topics facing healthcare today – and respond to a video message from Health Secretary in England, Matt Hancock.


Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard's Annual Conference speech 2018

04 October 2018

Good morning conference.

It's so great to be here in wonderful Glasgow once more and what an uplifting start to proceedings. Thank you to members of Council who plotted to make that flash mob a reality!


RCGP Chair takes on tech firms who are using 'bully boy' tactics and creating a 'digital divide' in patient care

04 October 2018

The UK's top GP will hit back at accusations that doctors are 'technophobic dinosaurs' who are reluctant to move with the times in her annual speech to members in Glasgow on Thursday (4 October).


RCGP Annual Conference - Day 1 highlights

04 October 2018

More than 2,000 GPs and primary care professionals from across the world will descend on Glasgow today for the RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference.


Health Secretary's enthusiasm is welcome - now resources must be delivered, says College

02 October 2018

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, has responded to Health Secretary Matt Hancock's speech today at the Conservative Party Conference.


Step change needed in how the NHS spends its money, says RCGP Wales

02 October 2018

As the Welsh Government gives more details of the 2019-20 outline draft budget, RCGP Wales is calling for a "step change" in the way the NHS spends its money.


Role of social media in perpetuating loneliness is 'unsurprising', says RCGP

01 October 2018

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, has responded to a BBC study on loneliness, which found that 16-24-year-olds experience loneliness more often than any other age group.


Extending access to routine GP services must be based on patient need, says RCGP

01 October 2018

Responding to analysis by Pulse magazine into patient demand for evening and weekend appointments for routine GP services, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: "General practice is facing intense resource and workforce pressures at the moment – our workload has increased exponentially in terms of volume and complexity, but the share of the NHS budget we receive is less than it was a decade ago, and GP numbers are actually decreasing.


2.5m patients across England may see their GP surgeries close in the next five years, creating a "catastrophic" impact on patient care, says RCGP

28 September 2018

More than 2.5 million patients across England may see their GP practice close in the next five years because of the high numbers of GPs at risk of leaving the profession – causing a "catastrophic" effect on patient care, the Royal College of GPs has warned today.

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