GP magazine 15 September 2014

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News

GP partnership model dead within 10 years, says NHS England GP

GP partnership model dead within 10 years, says NHS England GP
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The GP partnership model will disappear in a decade and primary care will be provided by organisations the size of CCGs, according to the deputy medical director of NHS England.

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Exclusive: GPs back integration with hospitals

Almost half of GPs would support working in joint provider organisations with hospital...

Mr Vijay Kumar interview: New dawn for GP minor surgery

Mr Vijay Kumar, president of the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care, tells Stephen...

Supporting general practice: a statement from the Conservative party

GP magazine called on England's three main political parties to make a statement...

Supporting general practice: a statement from the Labour party

GP magazine called on England's three main political parties to make a statement...

Supporting general practice: a statement from the Liberal Democrat party

GP magazine called on England's three main political parties to make a statement...

Cardiac rehab patients 'denied mental health support'

Patients referred by their GP to cardiac rehabilitation are not receiving psychological...

Opinion

Liam Farrell: Admission letters can be harmless fibs

Liam Farrell: Admission letters can be harmless fibs

In a recent blog, a hospital geriatrician decried the term 'social admission' as inaccurate and misleading - there was always something else wrong, he implied, something medical the hospital staff could get stuck into, there's no such thing as somebody who is healthy, just someone who hasn't been investigated enough.

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Editorial: NHS is key in Scots independence vote

Should Scotland be an independent country? This is the question Scotland will answer...

Dr Zara Aziz: What September means for GPs like me

September is one of my favourite months - the twins go back to school and Baby starts...

Dr Maureen Baker: What conference season means for GPs

Conference season is a really important time of year and will be particularly interesting...

Education

Red flag symptoms: Respiratory tract infections

Red flag symptoms: Respiratory tract infections
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Dr Pipin Singh explains how to spot serious causes of minor respiratory tract infections

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Education

LARC and sterilisation options

Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses long-acting reversible contraception and sterilisation.

Practice dilemma: Refusing a request for keloid scar removal

A patient insists on being referred for treatment, but her case does not meet the...

Mental health: Primary care lithium monitoring

GPs need to improve monitoring of patients who are prescribed lithium, writes Dr...

Case study: Diagnosing a persistent rash

This patient was worried by a rash not responding to treatment, writes Dr Suneeta...

Men's health: Chronic prostatitis

Dr Jon Rees presents an overview of the diagnosis and management of chronic prostatitis.

Differential diagnoses: Warts

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four types of warts and offers clues for their diagnosis.

Clinical Review: Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder in which the thyroid gland does not...

GP Life

Win £500 of John Lewis vouchers

Win £500 of John Lewis vouchers

Treat yourself to gifts including iPads, TVs, furniture and fashion

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Dr Rachel Stone Interview : The GP dancer

Cheshire GP Dr Rachel Stone is also a medal-winning modern jive dancer.

Professor Phil Cotton Interview: Training doctors in Rwanda

Professor Phil Cotton is leading the training of Rwanda's future doctors, writes...

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