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Latest updates from your local medical community

20th January 2023

Safe working in general practice

The BMA’s England GP committee (GPCE) has generated a guide to enable practices to prioritise safe patient care, within the present bounds of the GMS contract.

16th December 2022

Care of people with a learning disability in GP practices

The CQC has amended its guidance, which clarifies that there is no specific training on learning disability and Autism that is mandatory. 

15th December 2022

Group A streptococcus - interim clinical guidance

The BMA have been calling for clear and effective public health messaging on Strep A, to ensure that it is clear where to go for help and to reassure the vast majority of people that they will not go on to become seriously unwell.

25th October 2022


We encourage anybody who is feeling under strain to seek support, and also check in on your colleagues’ wellbeing...

13th October 2022

General practice in crisis

Report from the BMA

General practice continues to face overwhelming pressures, with unmanageable workloads, coupled with a rapidly shrinking and exhausted workforce. The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a vast backlog of care, which is so far largely unmeasured and unrecognised in general practice, exerting greater pressure on a system already at breaking point.


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