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29 February 2024

RCGP Chair responds to the launch of ‘same-day access hubs’

Professor Kamila Hawthorne is in today’s BBC and Telegraph, responding to the launch of ‘same-day access hubs’ by the North West London Integrated Care Board.

23 February 2024

RCGP welcomes new study highlighting the importance of continuity of care

The College responds to a new study from University of Cambridge showing having a ‘regular doctor’ can significantly reduce GP workload.

22 February 2024

RCGP calls out closure of national retention schemes

The RCGP has written to the CEO of NHS England and the Primary Care Minister to express concern over the closure of national retention schemes.

19 February 2024

RCGP Chair calls for help for overseas GP trainees to stay in the NHS

Professor Kamila Hawthorne lays out how overseas GPs are penalised by the visa process in a letter to the Guardian.

15 February 2024

‘Demand for care is outstripping our resources’ says College Chair

College Chair responds to the latest NHS Digital data on general practice workforce and GP appointments.

14 February 2024

Statement from Professor Kamila Hawthorne, Chair of Council, Professor Mike Holmes, Chair of Trustees, and Mark Thomas, Acting Chief Executive Officer re: CAN-SG conference

We have today reached the decision that the Clinical Advisory Network on Sex and Gender (CAN-SG) conference can go ahead as booked at 30 Euston Square.

14 February 2024

‘Funding must follow patients’ says College Chair

Professor Kamila Hawthorne appears in today’s Mail Online and Evening Standard responding to the latest report from the King’s Fund on primary and community care.

13 February 2024

RCGP responds to latest Lib Dem analysis of GP funding

RCGP Chair comments on the latest GP funding analysis published by the Liberal Democrats.

09 February 2024

College Chair responds to NHSE’s 12 new ‘demonstrator sites’

Professor Kamila Hawthorne comments on NHS England's 12 ‘demonstrator sites’ for new vaccination delivery models