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Young patients open to sexual health advice in GP consultations

Higher proportion of at-risk patients vaccinated against flu by GPs this season

GP prescription patterns could help diagnose cancer patients earlier

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Thousands of patients will contract Lyme disease this year, GPs warned

Cancer patients willing to wait longer for GPs with good listening skills
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Cancer patients willing to wait longer for GPs with good listening skills

Patients with high-risk cancer symptoms are prepared to wait longer to see a GP who...

Pharmacist-led reviews in general practice boost diabetes control

Pharmacist-led reviews in general practice boost diabetes control

Pharmacist-led reviews in GP practices can improve diabetes control for patients,...

Year-long weight loss classes cut NHS costs and improve patient health

Year-long weight loss classes cut NHS costs and improve patient health

Weight loss programmes that continue for a year instead of the current 12-week standard...

£1.27bn spent on Cancer Drug Fund 'did not improve patient care'

£1.27bn spent on Cancer Drug Fund 'did not improve patient care'

Millions of pounds of NHS funding spent over a six-year period on the Cancer Drug...

Underfunding threatens to reverse progress on sexual health, GPs warn

Underfunding threatens to reverse progress on sexual health, GPs warn

Years of progress in sexual and reproductive health that has seen teenage pregnancy...

Emergency admissions in young children rise a third in 10 years
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Emergency admissions in young children rise a third in 10 years

GP workforce problems have contributed to growing levels of emergency hospital admissions...

Third of emergency cancer patients have 'no prior GP consultations'

Third of emergency cancer patients have 'no prior GP consultations'

One in three emergency cancer patients have never seen a GP prior to admission, discrediting...

GPs almost unanimously back HPV vaccination in boys, poll shows
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GPs almost unanimously back HPV vaccination in boys, poll shows

Nearly all GPs (94%) would want their own sons vaccinated against HPV, a poll of...

Peer review schemes do not reduce GP prescribing, study suggests

Peer review schemes do not reduce GP prescribing, study suggests

Peer review schemes do not curtail GP prescribing nor reduce the volume of tests...

Group-based mindfulness therapy 'as effective' as individual CBT

Group-based mindfulness therapy 'as effective' as individual CBT

Group mindfulness therapy is as effective as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)...

NHS in England to trial HIV PrEP drug as Scotland funds routine access

NHS in England to trial HIV PrEP drug as Scotland funds routine access

Patients at high risk of contracting HIV will soon be able to access pre-exposure...

Obesity influences rheumatoid arthritis diagnostic tests

Obesity influences rheumatoid arthritis diagnostic tests

Obesity causes patients to receive higher scores in blood tests used to diagnose...

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