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News

BMJ questions swine flu vaccine information

21st September 2018

The BMJ has voiced its concerns regarding Pandemrix, a swine flu vaccine that was proven to cause severe side effects The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has questioned the transparency of vital information regarding the swine [read more]

Features

Practical tips for a better work-life balance

21st September 2018

  Many people have problems with their work-life balance and those working in general practice are particularly susceptible to struggling to switch-off from work in their own time due to the high pressure environment they [read more]

Management

Why healthcare should axe the fax

20th September 2018

Computer Weekly has reported on the strides one trust is making to bin its fax machines and make its data safer – something it hopes will spread throughout the healthcare sector The NHS is well-known [read more]

Management

NHS IT system failure will cost £7m

20th September 2018

The failed data system which compromised communication between hospitals and GPs will cost £7m to fix, according to IT Pro The government has confirmed that the issue which saw around 14,600 patient discharge summaries mistakenly [read more]

Features

Conducting an effective interview

20th September 2018

General practice is under pressure and it is more important than ever to ensure that you are recruiting the right people to your practice team. Interviews are essential to ensuring this, giving you an opportunity [read more]

Management

GP services in Banbury set to evolve

19th September 2018

GP services in Banbury are set to be overhauled, both with a merger and the first steps towards video appointments The Banbury Guardian has reported that major changes are afoot in the region, with surgeries [read more]

Compliance

A question of safety; significant event analysis

19th September 2018

What happens when a significant event happens in your practice? While how you react and manage a situation is critical, the follow-up can be just as important. The Care and Quality Commission advises that significant [read more]

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