GP magazine 21 July 2014

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News

Exclusive: Recruitment crisis leaves practices facing long-term GP vacancies

Exclusive: Recruitment crisis leaves practices facing long-term GP vacancies
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A third of practices have at least one GP vacancy, and one in six of these have been unable to fill a post for more than a year, a GP survey has found.

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Exclusive: GPs reject retired CQC inspector plan

More than two thirds of GPs oppose CQC plans to hire GPs who retired up to five years...

Tackling the GP premises funding drought

As a BMA poll reveals crumbling GP premises, Neil Roberts reports on how the profession...

Dr Ken Aswani interview: the CQC inspector

Dr Ken Aswani talks to David Millett about why he answered the CQC's call as the...

From listed Tudor building to new £5m super surgery

Despite the financial climate, this Berkshire practice has built new premises fit...

Opinion

Liam Farrell: Hunt's private agenda on cancer care

Liam Farrell: Hunt's private agenda on cancer care
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To paraphrase Basil Fawlty: 'And there was us GPs, thinking it was Jeremy Hunt's fault, when really it was our fault all the time.'

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Paul Corrigan: Patient groups' responsibility to GPs

GP commissioners who try to develop new co-ordinated services will know that to gain...

Dr Nigel Price: Why I went to France for my hip op

'You're doing what?' My stunned partners exclaimed at the weekly practice meeting...

Education

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Differentiate common manifestations of arrhythmias and serious conditions.

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Education

Balancing general practice with research

Professor Rodger Charlton discusses the challenges faced by GPs involved in research...

Clinical review of multiple sclerosis: diagnosis and management

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory condition affecting the CNS.

Differential diagnoses: Pityriasis

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four presentations and offers clues for their diagnosis...

Journals watch: Whooping cough, pre-eclampsia and access to GPs

Dr Lizzie Croton selects the latest papers of interest to GPs including low-dose...

Viewpoint: Obstructive defecation syndrome

Mr Andrew Hextall discusses the assessment and management of patients with bowel...

GP Life

GP Enterprise Awards 2014: Vote for the overall winner and you could win an iPad mini

GP Enterprise Awards 2014: Vote for the overall winner and you could win an iPad mini

Now it's your turn to influence the outcome of the GP Enterprise Awards 2014, by choosing your favourite category winner to claim the overall MDU Enterprise Award.

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Competing for Scotland in the Commonwealth Games

Dumfries GP Dr Joasia Zakrzewski competes in ultramarathons and has been selected...

Volunteering to improve basic healthcare in Uganda

A great deal can be achieved in a short visit to Uganda to train and support local...

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