RCGP news


19 July 2024

College responds to global IT outage

College Chair Kamila Hawthorne responds to reports from members of considerable disruption caused by Microsoft’s global IT outage.

17 July 2024

College announces two new Vice Chairs

The College is pleased to announce its two new members of the Council Officer Team from November 2024.

11 July 2024

GP-patient survey results show general practice must be a priority for new Government

College Chair Kamila Hawthorne responds to latest GP-patient survey results, including that 34% said they waited too long for an appointment.

08 July 2024

College ‘waiting in hope’ that new Government will end years of general practice being ‘poor relation’ of the NHS

College Chair Kamila Hawthorne has said she is ‘really encouraged’ by the new Health and Social Care Secretary’s visit to a GP practice on his first full day.

05 July 2024

The College calls on the new Labour government to make general practice a 'day one' priority

The Royal College of General Practitioners urges the incoming Labour government to make general practice a priority from ‘day one’.

01 July 2024

GP workloads a threat to patient safety, finds College

Over three-quarters of GPs (76%) say that patient safety is being compromised by their excessive workloads.

27 June 2024

College sounds alarm as five million more appointments are delivered by almost 500 fewer GPs

College Chair Kamila Hawthorne responds to NHS England’s May GP workforce and appointments data.

27 June 2024

College welcomes review of ARRS funding

RCGP Chair Kamila Hawthorne welcomes Wes Streeting’s commitment to reviewing the ARRS scheme to improve GP recruitment.

27 June 2024

College statement on timing of annual conference 2024

Chair of the RCGP group that organises annual conference apologises for this year’s event coinciding with Rosh Hashanah.