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

GPs almost unanimously back HPV vaccination in boys, poll shows

Peer review schemes do not reduce GP prescribing, study suggests

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

Patients with larger body size face three-fold greater risk of AF

Patients with larger body size face three-fold greater risk of AF

Women who are taller and heavier than their peers have an almost three-fold greater...

CQC cracks down on websites bypassing GPs to offer prescription medicines

CQC cracks down on websites bypassing GPs to offer prescription medicines

The CQC has clamped down on online pharmacists that provide prescription medicines,...

Nearly half of clinical QOF points 'inactive' for 2017/18 under Welsh contract deal

Nearly half of clinical QOF points 'inactive' for 2017/18 under Welsh contract deal

The Welsh government has confirmed that 165 clinical QOF points - 40% of the total...

Evidence shows GPs should back health checks scheme, says NHS cardiovascular lead
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Evidence shows GPs should back health checks scheme, says NHS cardiovascular lead

GPs should do more to reverse 'suboptimal' uptake of health checks because new evidence...

GP practice oesophageal cancer test in final trial stage

GP practice oesophageal cancer test in final trial stage

GPs could soon test high-risk patients for oesophageal cancer without having to refer...

NHS prescribing overhaul must not create postcode lottery to cut costs, GPs warn
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NHS prescribing overhaul must not create postcode lottery to cut costs, GPs warn

GP leaders have called for a 'fundamental review' of prescribing rules to ensure...

RCGP details women's health as 'clinical priority' amid calls for more training
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RCGP details women's health as 'clinical priority' amid calls for more training

The RCGP has pledged to treat women's health 'as a priority' over the coming year,...

Insulin resistance linked to 'faster cognitive decline' and impaired memory

Insulin resistance linked to 'faster cognitive decline' and impaired memory

Insulin resistance is associated with accelerated cognitive decline, poor cognitive...

Exclusive: Urgent cancer scans blocked for two in five GPs

Exclusive: Urgent cancer scans blocked for two in five GPs

Two in five GPs have had referrals on the two-week cancer pathway bounced back or...

Oral contraceptives offer women long-term cancer protection, RCGP study shows

Oral contraceptives offer women long-term cancer protection, RCGP study shows

Taking oral contraceptives is associated with a long-term protective effect against...

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