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RCGP Scotland survey results reveal GPs are concerned about being able to deliver patient care effectively this winter

06 December 2021

A survey of RCGP Scotland members has revealed GPs are concerned that mounting workload pressures will negatively affect their ability to deliver patient care during winter.


RCGP hits back against media misconceptions about 'part time' working in general practice

06 December 2021

The College has responded to columns in the Telegraph by Patrick O’Flynn and J. Meirion Thomas about part-time working in general practice. An abridged version of this letter has been published today.


RCGP responds to NHS England letter on expanded booster programme

03 December 2021

RCGP responds to an NHS England letter on the expanded Covid-19 booster programme.


NHS backlog impacting on patient care and GP workload - needs addressing urgently, says RCGP

01 December 2021

RCGP responds to National Audit Office report on NHS backlogs and waiting times.


Booster expansion ‘sensible’ – now GPs and teams need support to manage escalating workload to deliver it

01 December 2021

RCGP responds to the announced changes to the Covid-19 booster vaccination programme.


General practice 'busier and busier' as winter approaches, figures show

25 November 2021

Responding to the latest NHS Digital figures on GP consultations;


Range of treatments for depression a good thing but access for patients remains patchy, says RCGP

23 November 2021

Responding to new draft NICE guidelines on caring for patients with depression, Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said the following.


Reality of GP working hours more complex than ‘days worked’, says College

21 November 2021

Commenting on a story in the Sunday Express about GPs’ working hours, Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said the following.


Many patients with ‘long Covid’ being cared for in general practice without need for referral, says RCGP

20 November 2021

Responding to reports about long waiting times for specialist post-Covid syndrome treatments, Dr Gail Allsopp, RCGP lead for ‘long Covid’, said the following.


NHSE announcement on DOACs ‘encouraging’ for patients at risk of stroke, says RCGP

17 November 2021

Responding to NHS England’s announcement on the expansion of availability of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs), Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said the following.

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