23 June 2016
New guidance from Nice on bronchiolitis in children will reduce anxiety among parents and will help reduce antibiotics prescribing says Maureen Baker, chair of the RCGP.
22 June 2016
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists issued new guidance today for healthcare professionals to provide more support for pregnant women, but national papers have focused on GPs.
21 June 2016
RCGP Chair, Maureen Baker, says GPs are highly trained to care for patients with asthma, but need more investment to meet demand.
20 June 2016
The RCGP has opened a survey on indemnity costs to get views from members in order to inform response to NHS England's consultation, expected in July.
14 June 2016
RCGP Scotland chair, Dr Miles Mack, responds to the Primary Care Workforce Survey which revealed a decrease in the number of GPs available to care for Scotland, with the numbers of Whole Time Equivalent GPs falling by 2.4%.
13 June 2016
Chair of the RCGP, Dr Maureen Baker responds to figures published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre which revealed a correlation between the number of Locum GPs working in most deprived CCG areas.
09 June 2016
Responding to a report by Marie Curie on end of life care for LGBT patients, Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders, RCGP and Marie Curie Clinical Lead for End of Life Care, said:
08 June 2016
The Royal College of General Practitioners have announced that the topic of their new clinical spotlight project will be Brain Tumours in Children. The project is designed to help primary care professionals in identifying symptoms and signs of childhood brain tumours, and will run from 2016 to 2017.
06 June 2016
The RCGP and Marie Curie have announced a new Scientific Foundation Board (SFB) fellowship in palliative and primary care, offering up to £40,000 to the successful GP.
01 June 2016
Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: “Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a debilitating neurological disease that has a serious negative impact on our patients’ lives.