GP magazine 8 December 2014

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News

Exclusive: GPs demand CQC compensation

Exclusive: GPs demand CQC compensation
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Two out of five GPs say the CQC should compensate practices it has publicly labelled 'high risk' if they are later rated 'good' or 'outstanding'.

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Will the Better Care Fund benefit general practice?

The Better Care Fund will pool £5bn in health and social care funding to boost integration...

Save Our Surgeries campaigners will fight on

The Jubilee Street Practice fought back against MPIG cuts that threatened its future....

GPs improve healthcare for Travellers

A GP practice in Yorkshire has turned around healthcare provision in one of the UK's...

Opinion

Liam Farrell: Depressed? How do you think I feel?

Liam Farrell: Depressed? How do you think I feel?

'I'm feeling a bit depressed,' he said. 'Once upon a time, kids would be grateful; now all I hear on Christmas morning is: "Is this all I get?".'

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Zara Aziz: Why I try to steer clear of hospitals

As a general rule, I always do my best to steer clear of hospitals, if I can possibly...

Editorial: Clarity needed in GP workforce figures

It was Mark Twain who first popularised the phrase 'lies, damned lies and statistics'.

Dr Kailash Chand: CQC poor practice rating is misleading

CQC figures revealing the poor quality of one in six surgeries are at best misleading...

Education

Red flag symptoms: Breast lumps

Red flag symptoms: Breast lumps

Differentiate normal presentations and serious conditions.

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Education

Management of a rotator cuff tear

Physiotherapist Greg Turpin and Dr Mareeni Raymond discuss a multidisciplinary approach...

Medico-legal: Testamentary capacity

Dr Mark Jopling explains the GP's role in assessing a patient's ability to manage...

Selecting e-learning resources

Dr Toni Hazell advises on how to choose from among the many available e-learning...

Infectious diseases: Scarlet fever

Dr Nigel Stollery advises on how to diagnose and manage this highly infectious disease

Case study: Managing erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp

An 85-year-old man who was wheelchair mobile was referred to the two-week wait skin...

Medico-legal: Top tips on treating teenage patients

The medico-legal pitfalls of treating teenage patients and how to avoid them. By...

Differential diagnoses: Hand rashes

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

Clinical Review: Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell normally...

GP Life

Win a Fortnum & Mason luxury hamper worth £500

Win a Fortnum & Mason luxury hamper worth £500

Enter our competition and you could win a range of seasonal specialities worth £500 in time for the Christmas festivities.

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Dr Rachel Duffield Interview: The GP craftswoman

Merseyside GP registrar Dr Rachel Duffield makes Christmas decorations.

Dr Jenny Stephenson Interview: The GP historian

Sheffield GP Dr Jenny Stephenson has compiled a history of her practice.

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