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Wessex LMCs in the Media


Please find below the latest news articles from Pulse Today and GP Online featuring Nigel Watson, CEO of Wessex Local Medical Committees...


LMC leader to chair Hunt review into 'reinvigorating' GP partnership model

The chief executive of Wessex LMC has been appointed chair of a major independent review of the partnership model to look into how it needs to evolve in the modern NHS.

LMC chief to lead government review of GP partnership model

An independent review of the GP partnership model announced earlier this year by the health secretary will be led by Wessex LMCs chief executive Dr Nigel Watson, the government has revealed

GPs to see 'minimal changes' to their contract from April

Practices can expect ‘minimal changes’ to the GP contract in 2018/19, according to a presentation given to local GPs by the BMA.

Managing a distracted GP partner

A part-time partner sometimes seems over-stretched by outside commitments and occasionally neglects practice work, which causes friction. How can we resolve this?

New wave of GP practice closures across UK is 'deeply concerning

GP leaders are 'deeply concerned' following the closure of another four GP practices and proposals to close two branch surgeries.

A Day In The Life... of a GP

Dr Nigel Watson has been a GP for 30 years and is a managing partner at the Arnewood Practice. He is also chief executive of Wessex Local Medical Committees, which represents general practitioners...

GP training courses being cut due to funding squeeze

GPs are reporting that budget cuts are affecting training available for qualified GPs and trainees, leading to fears that education will be increasingly provided by drug companies who are trying to promote their products

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