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12 April 2024

'Urgent action to promote and encourage retention of our GPs is needed', RCGP responds to GMC research

The College responds to new research from the GMC showing thousands of doctors could be considering leaving the UK.

10 April 2024

RCGPNI Chair responds to the reinstatement of funding to primary care vasectomy service in Northern Ireland

Dr Ursula Mason has commented on Minister Swann’s announcement on the future of vasectomy services in Northern Ireland.

08 April 2024

Our leaking roofs and mouldy walls can’t wait – GP practices need funding now

College Vice Chair gives a firsthand account of the state of her practice’s infrastructure to inews.

08 April 2024

We need dramatic efforts to increase the GP workforce, or things will go from bad to worse - RCGP responds to Wes Streeting

The College responds to Wes Streeting’s opinion piece on NHS funding and reform.

03 April 2024

Most patients report good experiences of GP care, but pressures must be addressed to improve - RCGP responds to ONS data

College Vice Chair Dr Margaret Ikpoh responds to the latest ONS data on patient experiences of GP practice access.

01 April 2024

‘We can’t keep doing more with less’, RCGP responds to Lib Dem research

College Vice Chair Dr Victoria Tzortziou-Brown features in the Mirror and Mail Online responding to the latest research from the Lib Dems on waiting times for GP appointments.

28 March 2024

International doctors need support and security, not more red tape

The Royal College of GPs has responded to NHS England’s announcement that the Visa Support Service is closing.

28 March 2024

'Pushed to breaking point', RCGP responds to GP appointment figures

The College responds to new NHS GP appointment and workforce data.

28 March 2024

‘I worry about patient safety when we’re under such terrible pressure’

First 5 Community Group Chair Dr Toyosi Adeniji shares a ‘day in the life’ op-ed for the Daily Express, detailing her experiences as a frontline GP.