National Association for Patient Participation

Updates


UK write to your MP candidates about GP

19 May 2017

Now all of the candidates for each constituency have declared they are standing and started their campaigning. So we’ve created an online tool to use to contact them individually and influence their priorities.


UK Parties publish GE2017 manifestos

19 May 2017

The General Election manifestos of each of the main UK parties have now been published and they all contain important pledges for general practice and the wider NHS. Here’s a summary of the key pledges for general practice.


SCOTLAND Media whirlwind for manifesto launch

12 May 2017

We were delighted this week when our Chair, Miles Mack’s call for immediate action to save general practice and his warning call to political parties about the impact of Brexit on healthcare attracted widespread media attention.


UK Ask candidates about general practice

08 May 2017

We want to make sure patient care is at the heart of this election campaign. You can help by standing up for the NHS in your area and making sure that all the candidates in your constituency are putting patients first by backing general practice.


UK Help your community register to vote

08 May 2017

GPs are at the heart of their communities. That’s why we think it’s important to help our patients, particularly those who might be using a postal or a proxy vote for the first time, to register to vote.


WALES publish General Election manifesto

08 May 2017

Patient care must not take a back seat to Brexit during the upcoming General Election debate.


RCGP GP Practice closures on radio 4

05 May 2017

We’ve been talking for a while about the dangers of GP practice closures and how they can affect patients. Problems recruiting new GPs and the fight to save a surgery are featured in a new documentary from Radio 4’s Untold Story.


NI launches General Election manifesto

03 May 2017

Ahead of the general election, RCGPNI has put together a manifesto to influence campaigning and remind candidates that the decisions made at Westminster on key issues such as Brexit, budgets and welfare will have a local impact on healthcare in Northern Ireland.


RCGP launches manifesto to protect patients

26 April 2017

With the snap election approaching, we’ve put together a manifesto to influence the political parties’ campaigns and get the message across that this General Election cannot be solely about Brexit.


NI April is bowel cancer awareness month

26 April 2017

April is bowel cancer awareness month.

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