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Can video consultations help keep GPs safe from COVID-19?

Dr Ian Jackson, Medical Director, and Clinical Safety Officer at Refero, urges the primary care sector to take up video consultations to help keep the GP workforce safe from COVID-19.
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Follow these six steps when treating a slipped disc

Here, Neil Velleman of Atkins Physiotherapy Consultants, highlights six steps that you should take when treating a slipped disc.
GP IT Futures Digital Care Services

The new GP IT Futures Digital Care Services framework

Martin Warden, NHS Digital’s Programme Director for Digital Transformation in General Practice, charts the importance of the new GP IT Futures Digital Care Services framework.
AI solutions

Advancing healthcare with AI solutions

As AI solutions are increasingly adopted in the healthcare sector, Dr Khalid Alyafei – Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Sidra Medicine in Qatar – discusses the benefits and challenges.
Global Britain

Blockchain can help the NHS and ‘Global Britain’ take off

René Seifert, co-founder of TrueProfile.io, suggests that now is the time for healthcare regulators and NHS recruiters to turn to Blockchain-enabled identity verification services as post-Brexit ‘Global Britain’ takes off.
Prevention of Pain

European Pain Federation: The year for the Prevention of Pain

The European Pain Federation has announced that the theme to this years European Year Against Pain event will be the Prevention of Pain.

Act now: Improving outcomes in diabetes and foot care

Here, the iDEAL Group discuss the importance of foot care in diabetes and what can be done to improve the outcomes of patients' health.
prevention of herniated discs

Causes, treatment and prevention of herniated discs

Here, Dr Gary Bartlett a fully qualified GP and member of team GBR Snowboarding, discusses the causes, treatments and prevention of herniated discs and back pain.
technology in healthcare

What does 2020 hold for technology in healthcare?

From improved mental health provisions to the age of telecommunications, Dr Ian Jackson, Medical Director and Clinical Safety Officer at Refero, discusses what 2020 might hold for technology in healthcare.
tinnitus symptoms

Millions of brits are suffering with tinnitus

A hearing loss survey revealed that 1 in 5 brits are suffering from the most common tinnitus symptoms A survey of 2,000 adults, commissioned by Oticon, has revealed that tinnitus is affecting millions of brits and 21% of those have experienced symptoms such as ringing, buzzing or persistent noise in...
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Procurement frameworks in the NHS: The GP Futures Framework

Brian Jones, Chief Executive at Partnership of East London Co-operatives, shares his thoughts on procurement frameworks in the NHS including the GP Futures Framework.
GP IT

GP IT future framework focus

Mike Odling-Smee, Technical Director at Aire Logic, details the future framework of GP IT, part of the NHS’ Long term plan to prioritise Digital Transformation.
keep antibiotics working

The Keep Antibiotics Working campaign returns

The Keep Antibiotics Working campaign is back to alert the public to the risks of antibiotic resistance, urging people to always take their doctor, pharmacist or nurse’s advice.
Electronic Prescription Service

New Electronic Prescription Service could save NHS £300 million

The NHS could save £300 million over the next 3 years as Phase 4 of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is rolled out across the country.
know about pcos

Everything you need to know about PCOS

The NHS reports that 1 in 5 women in the UK are currently affected by PCOS, but what do we really know about the condition? It’s imperative that women have a clear understanding of their reproductive health. here, we explain everything you need to know about PCOS.
healthcare workers

86% of healthcare workers say they need more mental health support

86% of healthcare workers say that the healthcare industry needs to do more to support the mental health of their staff who are invaluable to the country.
gp waiting times, Google

GP waiting times drive rise in ‘Dr Google’

Stats reveal more than 100 million health searches were made through Google as GP waiting times continue to increase.
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Doctors’ Union: Pension change is “step forward” but more needed

The British Medical Association (BMA) has acknowledged the pension change “step forward” by the Government, after a year’s worth of lobbying by the doctors’ union.
short appointment times

Doctors admit short appointment times are putting patients at risk

One in three GP’s admit they have failed to properly diagnose patients because short appointment times have meant symptoms have been missed, according to new research.
lead a healthy lifestyle

Doctors claim millennials don’t know how to lead a healthy lifestyle

Almost seven in 10 GPs and pharmacists believe millennials have no idea how to lead a healthy lifestyle or treat minor ailments such as colds and headaches.

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