Tagged: GPs

Response to the consultation on national performers lists for GPs, dentists and ophthalmic practitioners

The Department of Health’s response to the Performers List Regulations 2013 consultation has been published today. The consultation asked 18 questions to help determine how to amend the Performers Lists … Read more → – Response to the consultation on national performers lists for GPs, dentists and ophthalmic practitioners

Supplementary evidence for the review body on doctors and dentists remuneration: review for 2013

The NHS Employers scoping report on the contract for doctors in training and a command paper are published today. These will provide a basis for discussions with the medical profession … Read more → – Supplementary evidence for the review body on doctors and dentists remuneration: review for 2013

GP contract proposals outlined

Proposed changes to the GP contract have been outlined by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The proposed changes will see GPs rewarded for earlier diagnosis and better care of dementia patients … Read more → – GP contract proposals outlined

Electronic cancer decision support tool initiative planned for 2013

Plans to pilot an electronic cancer decision support tool to help GPs detect cancer earlier have been sent out in a letter to trust chief executives. Cancer networks are now … Read more → – Electronic cancer decision support tool initiative planned for 2013

Regulations for medical revalidation come into force

The regulations for medical revalidation made by the GMC, and the start of the relevant enabling provisions in Part IIIA of the Medical Act 1983, have now come into force … Read more → – Regulations for medical revalidation come into force

Collection of data on recurrent and metastatic breast cancer

Steps to outline how to improve breast cancer clinical care, outcomes and experience for patients diagnosed with recurrent or metastatic breast cancer has been sent in a letter to trust … Read more → – Collection of data on recurrent and metastatic breast cancer

Summary of consultation responses on the United Kingdom plan for rare diseases

The Department of Health is publishing a summary of the responses received to the consultation on a ‘UK Plan for rare diseases’ on behalf of the UK. All of the … Read more → – Summary of consultation responses on the United Kingdom plan for rare diseases