Your GP magazine preview - 24 November: Exclusive Wollaston & GP donkey rescuer

Your next edition of GP magazine is available on 24 November and below we give you a taster of what you can expect to find there.

Dr Eccles:  'I soon realised the truth behind the expressions ‘stubborn as a mule' and 'hung like a donkey'.' (Author image)
Dr Eccles: 'I soon realised the truth behind the expressions ‘stubborn as a mule' and 'hung like a donkey'.' (Author image)

The issue will be available to download first on the afternoon of Friday 21 November on our award-winning app. Follow us on Twitter (@gponlinenews) to find out exactly when it's available.

#News

Our exclusive interview is with health select committee chairwoman and former Devon GP Dr Sarah Wollaston (@drwollastonmp) and look out for a surprise revelation from it.

#Opinion

RCGP chairwoman Dr Maureen Baker (@maureenRCGP) on patient online access and our regular columnists Dr Liam Farrell (@drlfarrell) writes It's not you, it's me. Er, no it's you and Dr Zara Aziz is bidding farewell to preconcerived ideas.

#Education

The Viewpoint is about abdominal aortic aneurysm, Differential Diagnosis on scrotal lesions, Red Flag on cervical lymphadenopathy, Dilemma on possible child neglect by authors including the Medical Protection Society (@MPSdoctors), there is a piece on a polycystic ovary syndrome audit in primary care and a Clinical Review on prostate cancer.  

#PracticeBriefing

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#Life

Meet Lanarkshire GP and donkey rescuer Dr Louise Eccles (pictured). She says: 'It was goodbye to pristine lawns but hello to free fertiliser for plants. I soon realised the truth behind the expressions ‘stubborn as a mule' and 'hung like a donkey’. GP technology reviewer Dr Richard Harkness turns his attention to the Amazon Fire TV. Win a Christmas hamper from Fortnum and Mason worth £500.

#OurMostReadStories

1. CCGs handed power to remove GP contracts

2. GPs could be paid to get patients back to work, says NHS official

3. Exclusive: GP anger over 'unfair' diabetes league table

4. GP practices ranked on diabetes care in online league table

5. Campaign launched to help GPs push back against NHS red tape

Note: this is your penultimate GP edition of the year.

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