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TPP new record access
Exclusive GP practices using SystmOne will see automatic access to prospective patient records via the NHS App switched on next Wednesday (1 February) unless they have opted out. TTP directly notified GPs in advance of the planned switch-on date and it is understood 946 practices are intending to go live on the date. Pulse understands

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GP pensions
A judicial review into the Government’s ‘unlawful’ handling of NHS pensions is to be heard in the High Court next week. The review, which will be heard between Monday (31 January) and Friday (February 3), will see the BMA appeal the Government’s decision to pass costs related to measures remedying its age discrimination, onto NHS

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More clarity is needed on how often certain laboratory testing should be done for long-term conditions in general practice, say researchers who found large variation in their use. Analysis of UK GP records of almost a million patients with hypertension, type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) found some practices had 27 times higher

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