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The surgery social network

17th February 2017 Tim Martin

Sarah Longland, practice manager at Swadlincote Surgery in Derby, has recently created a social media group for practice managers, ‘to provide a wide-reaching support network where members can speak freely about their role and develop [read more]

A mother knows best

10th February 2017 Tim Martin
Judy Shakespeare is the RCGP perinatal mental health clinical champion. She speaks to Tim Martin about the complex risks associated with perinatal mental health issues and what practice managers can do to ensure mothers are [read more]

Raising awareness

Long-term conditions
2nd February 2017 Tim Martin
A new campaign to engage GPs in HIV testing was launched in September last year – the aim: to improve and expand sexual health and HIV care in general practice. Marie Cahalane speaks to Dr [read more]

Child’s play

16th December 2016 Tim Martin
It’s hoped that collaborative healthcare projects involving multi-disciplinary teams will create higher standards of care for patients. Tim Martin speaks to key figures in Connecting Care for Children – a GP and paediatrician integrated service [read more]
Long-term conditions

Making general practice dementia friendly

14th December 2016 Tim Martin
Reports of significant national variations in dementia care suggest the challenge of transforming current approaches is proving difficult. Tim Martin investigates the efforts being made by the NHS to transform the future of dementia care [read more]

Service for a fee

9th December 2016 Tim Martin
The Department of Health intends to charge overseas visitors and migrants for GP services by the middle of this Parliament (2017/18). What potential impact will this development have on public health and will monies raised [read more]

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