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GPs need to inform patients about false election promises
GP Columnist

GPs need to inform patients about false election promises


GPs were choking on their cornflakes on Saturday morning at Jeremy Hunt’s announcement in the Telegraph promising guaranteed same day access to GPs for anyone over 75. Having eventually swallowed their breakfast, GPs then brought it back up again laughing when they tuned into BBC Breakfast to witness Hunt floundering having been accused by the … Continue reading

How to Pay Less for Medical Indemnity for GPs
Advice Guide / Locum Life Skills

How to Pay Less for Medical Indemnity for GPs


Once a year the anonymous white envelope from your defence union arrives announcing your renewal premium: another 10% increase year upon year upon year. Cost increases are rocketing up a couple of thousand quid per annum for those doing clinical work full time. Defence costs are soaring hanks to several high profile apparently “difficult-to-defend” claims, … Continue reading

Dr Junaid Bajwa’s GP Portfolio Career
GP Columnist / In The Spotlight / Network Locum

Dr Junaid Bajwa’s GP Portfolio Career


This week expert contributor Dr Junaid Bajwa shares his experience of his portfolio career I have developed a portfolio career over the last few years including a variety of roles and responsibilities as well as the opportunity to learn from leadership training. My roles currently include: GP at the Conway PMS surgery in Greenwich: providing … Continue reading

Surina’s Top Five Tips for GPs Returning to Work After Maternity Leave
Advice Guide / Get Organised / GP Columnist

Surina’s Top Five Tips for GPs Returning to Work After Maternity Leave


Returning to work after maternity leave was an eye-opening experience for me. After the roller-coaster ride of motherhood, here I was, the night before returning to work, stressing about leaving my baby and trying to recall how to use EMIS again! I’ve put together 5 top tips shared by hardworking GP mothers to help those … Continue reading

Pilot scheme running to cover spiralling GP Out of Hours indemnity costs
Out of Hours

Pilot scheme running to cover spiralling GP Out of Hours indemnity costs


NHS England recently announced a pilot to cover indemnity costs for GPs working in Out of Hours (OOH) yet implementation has been patchy with some doctors stumbling over bureaucratic hurdles and others claiming to be in the dark about the scheme. The pilot hopes to begin addressing the recruitment crisis in OOH which suffers from … Continue reading