#WeekInReview - 28 February: Nicholson lampoons #caredata debacle, #NHSChangeDay and Darth Vader condoms

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

Read an interview with media GP Dr Ellie Cannon in the 3 March issue of GP Picture: Matt Crossick
Read an interview with media GP Dr Ellie Cannon in the 3 March issue of GP Picture: Matt Crossick


Your all-new fortnightly 60-page GP is out Monday but available early via our award-winning iPad app this afternoon. Look out for an interview with Dr Ellie Cannon (@Dr_Ellie), media GP for Sky News and the Mail On Sunday and mother-of-two whose first book is out next week. Also featured is an exclusive interview with GPC Northern Ireland chairman Dr Tom Black.



1. CCGs push for NHS England collaboration to decommission underperforming GPs

2. BP drugs raise serious falls risk

3. Flu vaccine campaign set for expansion in September

4. UK primary care is victim of its own success, warns GPC leader

5. Lack of cancer expertise risks setting back care by a decade, CCGs told



care.data dead in water unless NHS England makes major changes by Dr Chris Lancelot (@DrChrisLancelot).



Hard to imagine this week could be worse for care.data than last week. Read an analysis of the current care.data position and what it means for GPs in our 3 March edition.



Possibly not what you'd expect NHS England's chief executive to be tweeting:



Monday is #NHSChangeDay:



NHS Change Day campaigners including research fellow in paediatric emergency medicine Damian Roland (@Damian_Roland) set up a mock hospital ward in Trafalgar Square visited by London's deputy mayor Victoria Borwick (@DepMayorLondon)





And, finally, the perils of being a GP (part gazillion):


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