iCares pilot scheme saves £7m in NHS costs

14th August 2018

A scheme underway in Sandwell in the West Midlands has proven hugely successful for patients with long-term conditions, while saving the NHS millions According to BT News, a concept which is being piloted in Sandwell [read more]

Quest for Quality: reducing GP care home visits

14th August 2018

Time is a chronically depleted resource in general practice and we are constantly on the lookout for innovative initiatives that are improving care while driving efficiencies. NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has pioneered a [read more]

GPs need better support in tackling depression

24th July 2018

A ‘loneliness epidemic’ has been blamed for very high numbers of older people being prescribed antidepressants; the RCGP has defended GPs’ role in this According to research published by The Times, older people are being [read more]

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