A step towards beating obesity

30th January 2018

A study published in the British Medical Journal in 2017 revealed GP referrals to weight management programmes seemed to help reduce the number of patients developing type 2 diabetes. How can general practice ensure patients [read more]

Making general practice dementia friendly

13th November 2017

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]

NHS offers smartphone GP appointments

6th November 2017

CREDIT: This story was first seen in BBC News A 24-hour service has been launched for NHS patients, offering GP consultations via videolink on smartphones, BBC News reports. The pilot scheme will initially cover 3.5 million [read more]

Finding support for winter pressures

30th October 2017

As the evenings shorten and winter creeps in, the focus is on managing the winter-surge in demand on NHS services. With an anticipated increase in emergencies and high-risk patients, hospitals are expecting increased bed-space occupancy [read more]

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