New workforce statistics reflect the 'deeply challenging' frontline environment in which GPs in Scotland are currently working, according to the Royal College of GPs.
Health and social care organisations are warning that government plans to tighten Health and Care visas could have a “ruinous” effect on the NHS.
The British Medical Association’s junior doctors committee has unanimously voted for further strike dates in December and January after failing to reach a pay agreement with the government.
The British Medical Association (BMA) and the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) have struck a deal with the government after months of pay disputes.
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New General Medical Council (GMC) workforce report says flexible working will ultimately benefit both the wellbeing of individual doctors and the wider healthcare system long term.
The Royal College of GPs says it is “sad and troubling” that complaints about primary care have hit a record high.
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.