Roughly 250 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) qualified GPs left the profession in the last year, according to the latest General Practice Workforce data.
In July, the government announced general practice staff (including primary care nurses) would receive a backdated pay rise of 6% to April 2023, but thousands of nurses are still yet to receive their pay award.
The Department of Health and Social Care has offered to reopen pay talks with the BMA consultants committee after refusing to meet with the committee for more than 200 days.
The Royal College of GPs is calling for the implementation of a ‘safety alert’ system in general practice to protect patients and the teams who care for them.
The latest consultant physicians census in Northern Ireland paints “a grim picture” of rota gaps, unfilled vacancies and excessive workloads, according to a leading RCP spokesperson.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has published a new report looking the experiences of specialty and specialist (SAS) doctors and locally employed (LE) doctors.
The British Medical Association (BMA) has written to the government asking them to meet alongside the conciliation service ACAS to resolve the pay dispute with consultants.
The Nuffield Trust is proposing a loan forgiveness scheme that gradually writes off the student debt of nurses and other clinical staff over ten years.
Minimum service levels (MSLs) could be introduced by the government requiring some doctors and nurses to work during strikes.
The majority of the public believe the government should reopen pay talks with doctors and use the funds associated with covering industrial action to settle the pay dispute, according to a new BMA survey.
New research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) shows that if the NHS workforce plan is be delivered, almost half of public sector workers, and around one in eleven workers overall, would be employed by the NHS.
The Royal College of GPs is calling for urgent action as the latest data on the general practice workforce show that GP numbers are flatlining.
As consultants in England today begin two more days of industrial action, the government has said it's 6% pay award offer is final.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has published an update of Good medical practice, which details the principles, values and standards expected of doctors working in the UK.
Junior doctors in Scotland have voted to accept the latest pay offer from the Scottish Government and will receive a pay rise of 12.4% backdated to April.