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Generalist medicine: GPs should be celebrated as the 'Jack of All Trades'

Generalist medicine: GPs should be celebrated as the 'Jack of All Trades'

The GP chair of a CCG has launched a passionate defence of medical generalists in a Tedx Talk, calling for their 'Jack of All Trades' status to be celebrated.

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Lack of sessional GP representation 'risks credibility' of LMCs

Lack of sessional GP representation 'risks credibility' of LMCs

The credibility of LMCs could be 'seriously undermined' and much of the profession...

Exclusive: GPs are ditching partnership roles to start locum careers
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Exclusive: GPs are ditching partnership roles to start locum careers

GPs are continuing to abandon partnership roles in favour of locum work, a survey...

Locum GPs should use social media to influence BMA

Locum GPs should use social media to influence BMA

Social media can help locum and salaried GPs influence BMA policy and tackle professional...

Advice for GP locums

Starting out as a GP locum

Starting out as a GP locum

Becoming a locum can be daunting, but there are some practical steps GPs can take...

Why GP locums should join a chambers

Why GP locums should join a chambers

There are many benefits to being part of a chambers if you are a locum GP, but what...

How to prepare yourself for home visits as a locum

How to prepare yourself for home visits as a locum

Home visits are often more challenging than practice-based consultations, particularly...

A financial guide for GP locums

A financial guide for GP locums

Medical accountant Jenny Stone provides a guide to tax, pensions, setting your fees...

Minimising risk as a GP locum

Minimising risk as a GP locum

Working in unfamiliar surroundings means locum GPs need to take extra steps to mitigate...

Interview: The role of humour in the GP consultation
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Interview: The role of humour in the GP consultation

Belfast GP Dr Waqar Ahmed explains how improvisational theatre techniques have helped...

Latest clinical education

Atopic eczema: clinical review

Atopic eczema: clinical review

The causes of atopic eczema and advice on managing the condition, including diagnostic...

Bacterial infection: illustrated

Bacterial infection: illustrated

Presentations of infections including an infected sebaceous cyst, tonsillitis, a...

Skin changes and complaints in pregnancy

Skin changes and complaints in pregnancy

Diagnosis and management of the main skin conditions affecting pregnant women.

Food allergy in infants, NSAIDs and Bell's palsy: journals update November 2016

Food allergy in infants, NSAIDs and Bell's palsy: journals update November 2016

Recent research of interest to GPs.

Spotting and referring oral cancer early

Spotting and referring oral cancer early

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, which is now the 14th most common cancer in...

Influenza: clinical review
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Influenza: clinical review

The clinical features of influenza, the risk groups for serious illness, plus advice...

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