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.


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.


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.


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.  


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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.


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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