National Association for Patient Participation


Time to Act on Sexual and Reproductive Health

15 August 2017

The College has released a report on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in the UK. It's called 'Time to Act'. The report has found that there are significant obstacles to delivering a fully patient centred service.

Patients Increasingly Waiting for Appointments

28 July 2017

The results of the GP Patient Survey show that although GPs and their teams are doing a great job in difficult circumstances, patients are increasingly waiting more than a week for appointments.

SCOTLAND GP funding crisis dominates media headlines

25 July 2017

The primary care funding crisis made media headlines in Scotland.

Progress on Cyber Security and Data-Sharing

25 July 2017

The information we share with our GP is incredibly personal, so it’s really important this data is stored securely and we feel confident it is shared appropriately.

NI Think GP student elective shadowing

13 July 2017

With a shortage of family doctors in Northern Ireland, encouraging medical students to consider a career as a GP in the future is really important.

UK General Election what next

30 June 2017

Together we worked very hard during the election to make the voice of general practice heard and to make sure that all politicians could not ignore the dire need to invest in general practice.

UK Voting day today

07 June 2017

The (not so long) wait is over – it’s polling day! Don’t forget to get out and use your vote in the General Election today.

WALES Parties publish General Election manifestos

07 June 2017

Ahead of the General Election, we published a manifesto outlining our calls for action to influence campaigning and ensure that primary care remained on the political agenda. We were delighted to see that all of the main parties’ manifestos contained specific pledges to help improve general practice.

UK Parties share their policies on GP

05 June 2017

Political parties have been sharing their plans for general practice with us. You can read about their ideas here:

NI Family doctors of the future

01 June 2017

We know general practice provides a challenging, diverse and rewarding career. RCGPNI is delighted to be working with Queen’s University and the QUB GP Society to promote the opportunities that life as a family doctor has to offer and to encourage them to #ThinkGP.

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