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Survey reveals 56% gender pay gap between doctors in NHS

October 4, 2018
Medical Communications NHS, UK, brexit, doctors, pay gap

Male doctors in the United Kingdom earn 56% more than their female counterparts, according to a survey conducted by Medscape. …

Mandeville KL, Satherley R, Hall JA, et al Political views of doctors in the UK: a cross-sectional study J Epidemiol Community Health Published Online First: 30 July 2018. doi: 10.1136/jech-2018-210801

Study reveals doctors political views as BMA backs Brexit final say

July 31, 2018
Manufacturing and Production BMA, NHS, UK, brexit, doctors, politics

The London-based British Medical Association (BMA), which represents 156,000 doctors and 19,000 medical students, is supporting calls for a ‘final …

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Half of England on prescription drugs

December 11, 2014
Sales and Marketing England, HSCIC, NHS, doctors, prescribing, prescriptions

Almost half of the people in England are taking regular prescription medicines according to a new report by the Health …

NICE recommends test to reduce antibiotic use

December 3, 2014
Sales and Marketing Antibiotics, GPs, NICE, UK, doctors, icl, pneumonia

NICE guidelines say GPs should use point of care blood tests to assess which patients to prescribe antibiotics for bacterial …

Doctors warn of urgent care ‘chaos’

November 12, 2014
Sales and Marketing BMA, GPs, NHS, doctors, nagpaul, pac

Doctors’ leaders are demanding greater investment in out-of-hours GP services, warning of ‘fragmentation’ and underfunding, and branding the current system …

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UK to ‘guarantee’ seven-day access to GPs

September 30, 2014
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing BMA, Cameron, GPs, NHS, UK, doctors

Under a UK Conservative government everyone would have access to GP care seven days a week as well as a …

GPs admit to wrongly prescribing antibiotics

August 20, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing GPs, UK, doctors, longitude, prescribing, prize

Nearly half of British GPs surveyed have admitted to prescribing antibiotics unnecessarily due to uncertainty and a lack of diagnostic …


Digital: bridging the gap between doctor, pharma and patient

August 8, 2014
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing digital, doctors, pm society, social media

Digital technology is moving on apace, but is the pharma industry keeping up and just what are the opportunities to …

Social media driving doctor complaints

July 21, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Facebook, GMC, Twitter, doctors, social media

The advent of social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are fuelling complaints about doctors, according to a new …

Doctors who miss cancer to be named and shamed

July 1, 2014
Sales and Marketing Cancer, GPs, Hunt, NHS, UK, doctors, oncology

In a new government initiative doctors who consistently fail to diagnose signs of cancer could be publically named on an …

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Government questions innovation uptake by doctors

February 28, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing ABPI, Hunt, NHS, PPRS, UK, doctors

The government has launched a consultation which aims to establish whether doctors are being held back from using innovative treatments, …

Doctors highlight NHS data concerns

February 13, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing NHS, RGCP, UK, care data, doctors

Senior doctors have voiced their worries about the public’s lack of preparedness for the government’s planned roll-out of patient data …

Doctor-pharma relationships ‘can’t be trusted’

January 16, 2014
Sales and Marketing BMJ, NHS, doctors, pharma

 A US doctor has warned that patients will lose trust in healthcare professionals if they do not disclose the extent …

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Charge more for prescriptions in England, say Reform

November 19, 2013
Sales and Marketing GP, NHS, UK, doctors, prescriptions, reform

Increase prescriptions to £10 and charge the same amount to see a GP if you want to help the NHS …

‘Old fashioned’ doctors in new GP contract

November 15, 2013
Sales and Marketing BMA, GP, Hunt, Labour, NHS, UK, doctors

The government is changing GPs’ contract with the NHS in a bid to “bring back old-fashioned family doctors” who will …

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