Opinion

18 Jul 2016

Is the 10 minute GP consultation model fit for purpose?

Your last year of training has many challenges. The portfolio is a nightmare. The exams are expensive and intense. You have to adjust to 11 hour days. But for me and many other fellow trainees,....

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Opinion

04 Jul 2016

GP Crown Indemnity: a blessing or poisoned chalice?

The debate around indemnity rages on – most of us have been deluged by online petitions campaigning for crown indemnity and the press coverage this issue has received.

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Opinion

21 Jun 2016

Brexit: why I’m voting Remain

Immigration is an issue for me as a GP.  I work in the East End of London – one of the most multicultural areas in the world.  Make no mistake, my job is hard.

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Opinion

13 Jun 2016

‘Your GP is 4 minutes away…’

I was at a GP conference recently where I got talking to one of the exhibitors. They were promoting an app that allows patients to request a GP consultation at home or the location of their choice....

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Opinion

04 Apr 2016

We need an information leaflet for Britain entitled, ‘shit happens.’

We can't stop the bad stuff so it's time to get on with living

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Opinion

12 Mar 2016

Junior doctor contract will lead to brain drain of the most talented

GP Katherine Tully on why imposition of the junior doctor contract will lead to brain drain of England's best doctors abroad

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Opinion

04 Mar 2016

You couldn't make it up - but Jeremy does when it comes to funding the NHS

GP Tony Hall-Jones examines Jeremy Hunt's maths when it comes to the health service

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How the NHS can make better use of GP locums

It’s 8 am and I’m standing outside a locked GP surgery in the rain.  Water runs off my cycle helmet and onto my glasses.  I shift my heavy briefcase, full of medical equipment, from hand to hand,....

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Opinion

22 Jan 2016

I'm a part-time female GP and I make no excuses

It's time to come clean: hello (coughs, stands up awkwardly to face the group), I'm a part-time female GP.  Who would own up to that after we've been blamed for the apparent demise of primary....

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Opinion

14 Jan 2016

The GP who worked in a hernia factory: why primary care needs to do less

Why GPs should resist taking on more work from secondary care

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