#weekinreview - 27 July

A glance back over this week's primary care news, opinion, top tweets and best gaffes.

Olympic GPs attempt to make athletes feel at home
Olympic GPs attempt to make athletes feel at home


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Top 5 articles this week

1. Physios to bypass GPs in prescribing overhaul
2. Millions of hospital data errors 'threaten GP commissioning'
3. All children will be immunised against flu, ministers confirm
4. CCGs have no right to manage GPs, warns GPC
5. GPs demand right to second opinion on sickness benefit claimants



#weekinreview has an Olympics theme in honour of tomorrow's opening ceremony, its rumoured NHS tribute and the historic London Games. Professor Trisha Greenhalgh (@trishgreenhalgh), a volunteering GP at the Olympic polyclinic in Stratford, east London, is getting into the swing of things. She Twitpic-ed:



'Increasingly politicised propofologist' Dave Jones (@welsh_gas_doc) is in upbeat mood. He tweeted:



London GP registrar and chairman of the RCGP's associates in training committee Dr Stuart Sutton (@StuSutton) is keen to #savethesurprise despite attending an opening ceremony rehearsal. He tweeted: 



Elsewhere Labour continued its bid to expose NHS failings under the coalition government's stewardship. Retired GP Dr Eric Rose (@DoctorAngry) tweeted:


  Hertforshire GP and LMCs conference deputy chairman Dr Mike Ingram (@drmikeingram) favours strong perfume over stale urine.



New to Twitter is York-based NHS Commissioning Board national director for transformation Jim Easton (@jimeaston8). This week's tweets include:




Our most popular blog of the week was Money Talks by specialist medical accountant Laurence Slavin (@laurieslavin) on funding cuts intensifying GP waiting room dramas.

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