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23 May 2024

‘Introducing arbitrary targets won’t help’ says College Chair

College Chair Kamila Hawthorne responds to the general election pledge from the Liberal Democrats to give patients the right to see a GP in seven days.

22 May 2024

RCGP calls on the government to reform GP funding to tackle health inequalities

The RCGP, Health Foundation, NHS Confederation's Primary Care Network and National Voices have today called on the government to urgently take steps to reform funding to address the UK's widening health inequalities amid the cost of living crisis.

19 May 2024

RCGP responds to proposals to change gender recognition certificate rules

RCGP Chair Kamila Hawthorne features in The Times responding to Labour Party proposals to change gender recognition certificate rules

17 May 2024

‘Introducing mandates will pile on pressure’ says College Chair

RCGP Chair features in The Guardian to respond to a Healthwatch survey which found that 7 in 10 patients want the right to see a GP within 24 hours.

14 May 2024

Challenging Welsh Government assumptions on general practice at scale

RCGP Cymru Wales Chair Dr Rowena Christmas has expressed concern at assumed GP trends in a recent Welsh Government statement.

12 May 2024

‘ARRS cannot plug gaps in the GP workforce’ says College Chair

RCGP Chair features in the Observer responding to reports that GPs are struggling to find work, citing the role of ARRS funding to support recruitment.

10 May 2024

RCGP to support hundreds more GP practices through NHS England’s General Practice Improvement Programme

The RCGP has been awarded a significant one-year contract by NHS England to support delivery of the General Practice Improvement Programme (GPIP).

09 May 2024

His Majesty The King becomes new patron of RCGP

The Royal College of General Practitioners is delighted to announce His Majesty The King as its new Royal Patron.

09 May 2024

College Chair responds to UKHSA data on whooping cough

College Chair Kamila Hawthorne responds to the confirmed increase in the number of whooping cough cases this March.