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Proposal to merge four GP practices gets go-ahead

A proposal by four Southwark GP practices to merge into one partnership has been approved by healthcare commissioners, creating London’s biggest GP practice. The Aylesbury Partnership, Bermondsey and Lansdowne Medical Mission, Princess Street Group Practice and the Walworth Partnership already serve over 60,000 patients across eight sites. The aim of the merger is to give […]

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UK role in EU programme helping child victims of violence

Hong Tan, Head of Health in the Justice System at NHS England London, has become one of two UK representatives for the international EU- PROMISE (Promoting child-friendly multi-disciplinary and interagency services) programme. PROMISE brings 15 European countries together to commit to developing and implementing child-friendly, multidisciplinary and inter-agency services for child victims and witnesses of […]

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New Dentistry, Optometry and Pharmacy lead for NHS England London

NHS England London has appointed a new Regional Lead for Dentistry, Optometry and Pharmacy in London. Donal Markey has responsibility for the strategic commissioning of NHS services across all community pharmacies, dental practices and community optometry practices in the capital. He will also lead on the commissioning of all acute, community and urgent care dental […]

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Why I became a GP – Dr Henrietta Hughes

#primarycare month is an NHS England (London) campaign to promote and publicise the many exceptional things going on in primary care across the capital. Primary care is an absolute priority for the NHS, and especially for London. Working with the Healthy London Partnership, strategic clinical networks and other key groups throughout March, we aim to shed some […]

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March is #primarycare month – Dr Anne Rainsberry

#primarycare month is an NHS England (London) campaign to promote and publicise the many exceptional things going on in primary care across the capital. Primary care is an absolute priority for the NHS, and especially for London. Working with the Healthy London Partnership, strategic clinical networks and other key groups throughout March, we aim to […]

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Redbridge GP leads national awareness campaign

#primarycare month is an NHS England (London) campaign to promote and publicise the many exceptional things going on in primary care across the capital. Primary care is an absolute priority for the NHS, and especially for London. Working with the Healthy London Partnership, strategic clinical networks and other key groups throughout March, we aim to shed some […]

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London region GP procurement survey results

A small number of GP Practices across London have contracts which are about to expire in 2016. A tendering process is underway to find organisations to run them for the next 5 to 10 years. Engagement with patients and other local stakeholders is an important part of this tendering process. NHS England wrote to all […]

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Help the NHS Charity choir get to Number 1 this Christmas

The whole of the UK is being urged to get behind a campaign to help the NHS reach number one in the charts this Christmas while supporting healthcare charities at the same time. “A Bridge Over You” performed by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust’s choir celebrates the work of NHS staff across the country. The […]

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