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Flu rates up over 150% since start of 2018 show RCGP figures

18 January 2018

Flu presentations in general practice have risen 152.9% since the start of the year and 42% in a week according to the latest figures (up to 14 January) from the Royal College of GPs' Research and Surveillance Centre (RSC).


Workload in general practice a real concern, says RCGP

18 January 2018

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, has responded to a survey conducted by Pulse magazine, which found that GPs have an average of 41.5 patients a day – higher than the 25 recommended as safe by European GPs.


Statement on the BMA Scottish General Practitioner Committee's decision to implement the proposed new GMS contract

18 January 2018

Dr Carey Lunan, Chair of RCGP Scotland, said: "The BMA's GP poll demonstrates that our profession has voted to accept a new direction of travel for general practice. It is no secret that general practice in Scotland has been facing mounting challenges for some time, compounded by an ever-increasing workload and a reducing workforce.


Patient testing needs to be based in evidence, says College

17 January 2018

Responding to the All-Party Parliamentary Group's report on blood cancer care, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said:


RCGP welcomes appointment of minister with responsibility for tackling loneliness

17 January 2018

Responding to the Prime Minister's announcement that Tracey Crouch has been given ministerial responsibility for addressing loneliness and social isolation, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said:


RCGP Wales: Difficulties for primary care clusters show why workforce issues need to be addressed

17 January 2018

Ahead of a debate on primary care clusters in the National Assembly for Wales, the Royal College of General Practitioners in Wales has said the difficulties primary care clusters are facing demonstrates why workforce issues need to be addressed.


BJGP research shows A&E pressures not down to GP access

16 January 2018

Commenting on a study by Queen Mary University of London published in the British Journal of General Practice, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: "Patients should only use A&E services in a genuine emergency, and GPs and our teams are working incredibly hard to deliver more consultations than ever across the UK, to ensure that remains the case.


RCGP Wales: Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care addresses challenges head on

16 January 2018

In response to the publication of the Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care, RCGP Wales has said the report is a constructive analysis of the challenges facing the NHS and stressed its importance in delivering better outcomes for patients.


Flu rises again in England putting increasing pressure on general practice services

11 January 2018

Flu affected nearly 22,000 patients in general practice in the first week of 2018, according to the latest figures from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Research and Surveillance Centre.


RCGP welcomes 'timely and sensible' decision by Care Quality Commission to pause routine inspections of GP practices

10 January 2018

Professor Helen Stokes Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: "This will be music to the ears of hard pressed GPs who are working flat out to care for patients in the face of winter pressures.

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