Case Study - Is lyme disease under-diagnosed in the UK?

Being a London GP, I was surprised when a patient presented with a sort-of ‘erythema migrans’ type rash a week after attending a music festival nearby. He could not remember being bitten and....

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Childhood Obesity  - A Family Problem

In England, the majority of people are overweight or obese; a staggering 61.9% of adults and 28% of children aged between 2 and 15. Obesity is not only a physical health problem but can often be....

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In The Spotlight - Dr Anita Nathan, Portfolio GP & Head of Clinical Education at Network Locum (now Lantum)

So, as an introduction, what does your new role with Network Locum (now Lantum) entail?

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Case Study - Cancer 'Red Flags'

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In The Spotlight - Professor David Colin-Thomé OBE, Former National Clinical Director of Primary Care

This week we've been speaking to Professor David Colin-Thomé OBE, former National Clinical Director of Primary Care. We discuss his incredibly rich career from being a GP in Runcorn to lecturing....

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Case Study - The 'Non-Converters'

 

The National Cancer Intelligence Network shows that 10 per cent of referrals convert to a cancer diagnosis, and under 50 per cent of cancers are detected via the two week wait in England.

With....

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In The Spotlight - Dr Neil Bacon, Founder of iWantGreatCare and Doctors.net.uk

This week we're speaking to Dr Neil Bacon, founder of Doctors.net.uk and iWantGreatCare, he talks about how patient feedback can be particularly beneficial for locums, what inspired him to start up....

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Case Study - The Distress Thermometer, Toolkit For Palliative & Holistic Care

The role of the GP is continually expanding, increasing the requirement for palliative and holistic care. When patients are diagnosed with cancer or serious disease, we are required to perform an....

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Case Study - Is a symptom always a symptom?

GPs are often presented with multiple symptoms at once, and it’s important for us to assess whether symptoms are connected and part of a medical condition or are unrelated problem.

At the end of my....

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In The Spotlight - Rob Findlay, Owner and Founder of NHS Gooroo

This week we’ve been speaking to Rob Findlay, Owner and Founder of NHS Gooroo. We find out how he came to work in ‘waiting time dynamics’ and how technology can help improve the NHS and the....

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