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Vital that GPs and their teams are offered Covid-19 vaccinations, says RCGP

08 January 2021

Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: “GPs and our teams are currently working incredibly hard delivering two mass vaccination programmes, as well as the care and services our patients rely on us for – much of which cannot be delivered remotely.


RCGP Scotland welcomes Joint Chairs Drs Chris Williams and David Shackles to lead the College’s work over the next three years

08 January 2021

RCGP Scotland has today welcomed Drs Chris Williams and David Shackles as Joint Chairs. Together they will lead the work of the College in Scotland over the next three years and take over the role from Dr Carey Lunan, following completion of her term of office.


GPs and teams must be listened to for smooth running of Covid vaccination programme, says RCGP

07 January 2021

Commenting on further reports of delays to practices receiving supply of the Covid vaccine, Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: "GPs and our teams have already vaccinated hundreds of thousands of patients in the community. The roll out of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in community settings should allow us to vaccinate a greater number of people in a shorter space of time. GPs and our teams across the country are ready to vaccinate our patients, starting with those most vulnerable, to protect them from this terrible virus, as long as the supply is there, and where it is, feedback suggests the roll out is going well.


Last minute changes to vaccine supply schedule must be minimised, says RCGP

06 January 2021

Responding to reports that some GP vaccination sites have not received vaccine supply, or experienced last minute cancellations of deliveries, Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: “GPs and our teams are working incredibly hard delivering vaccines in the community and as long as there is supply, the approval of the Oxford vaccine the MHRA will escalate the scale and pace of the programme.


General practice continues to be open, but some workload prioritisation necessary, says RCGP

06 January 2021

Responding to new NHS England guidance for general practice to deprioritise non-essential services, Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: “GPs and our teams are working incredibly hard delivering the Covid vaccination programme in the community, alongside the expanded flu vaccination programme and the usual care and services our patients rely on us for. The approval of the Oxford/Astra Zeneca vaccine means general practice will play an even greater role in the Covid vaccination programme. This will mean that some workload prioritisation is necessary, focussing on de-prioritising non-essential tasks such as routine health checks, to keep general practice – and in turn the rest of the NHS – sustainable.


GP teams ready to deliver Oxford vaccine but need expanded workforce, says RCGP

05 January 2021

Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: “GPs and our teams are working incredibly hard delivering vaccines in the community and as long as there is supply, the approval of the Oxford vaccine the MHRA will escalate the scale and pace of the programme.

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