portfolio GP

23 Jun 2016

Working as a prison GP

GP Dr Jay Bowden writes on 'consulting in the clink' - being a GP in the reception process for new inmates.

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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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Clinical

09 Jun 2016

Why GPs should be wary of Karpman’s Drama Triangle

Today Mr Hurting Bone came in steaming because his orthopaedic appointment went badly.  The consultant was rude, he was late, he didn’t explain, and when Mr H Bone asked questions, he ignored....

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The GP Forward View: what’s in it for locums?

NHS England have released the GP Forward View – the long-awaited prescription for change.  This 58 page document has divided the profession when it has never been more crucial to be united: the....

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Clinical

26 May 2016

Sepsis in Children – What is in a Name?

I was recently asked, “How do you recognise sepsis?”  Answering that question would be so much easier if only we knew what sepsis was.  A recent convention of experts recently met in an attempt to....

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GP news

24 May 2016

The GP forward view to nowhere

Following on the five year forward view for the NHS as laid out by Simon Stevens NHS Chief executive, this document was eagerly awaited to explain how the reunification of the NHS through new....

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portfolio GP

16 May 2016

How do I get into media work as a GP?

Media doctor Victoria King gives some tips on how to launch your media career as a GP

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GP news

12 May 2016

The results of our GP indemnity survey

47% of GPs are turning down clinical work due to having reached the limit of their indemnified hours, the Network Locum (now Lantum) indemnity survey has revealed.

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Clinical

09 May 2016

Things you might not know about abdominal pain in children

Paediatric A&E consultant Dr Edward Snelson shares some crucial tips for managing abdominal pain including 'the boiling frog effect' and why wearing green socks can help exclude a serious....

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