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Pharmacists in England given wider prescribing powers to relieve GP pressure

May 9, 2023
Medical Communications GP, NHS England, pharmacists

NHS England had announced that pharmacists in England will be given wider prescribing powers to relieve pressure put on GPs. …

GP appointments should be at least 15 minutes long by 2030, report argues

May 21, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications GP, NHS, UK, britain, pharma

GP consultations should be five minutes longer, with 10 minute doctors’ appointments being a ‘thing of the past,’ according to …

Number of GPs in decline for first time in 50 years

May 8, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development GP, NHS, pharma, public health

The number of GPs has been in decline, year on year, since 2014. The decline marks the first sustained fall …


Top Ten most popular articles on this week!

March 1, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing China, GP, Michael Cohen, Novartis, Roche, Sanofi, Senate, UK, crispr, top 10

As the CRISPR twins’ story unfolds, scientists revealed that the Chinese babies were likely altered in a way that improves …


100,000 extra GP appointments to be made available in Gloucestershire as part of NHS Long Term Plan

February 4, 2019
Sales and Marketing GP, Gloucestershire, NHS, UK, britain, primare care

GP practices in Gloucestershire are set to offer 100,000 more appointments for patients in the coming year. The initiative comes …

NHS guidance suggests mental health therapists should be brought into GP surgeries

August 29, 2018
Research and Development England, GP, NHS, guidance, psychology, psychotherapy

New NHS guidelines will encourage doctors to incorporate mental health therapists into practice surgeries in an effort to bring more …


England’s top GP resigns over imflammatory online comments

August 6, 2018
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Dr Armind Madan, England, GP, pharma

England’s most senior General Practitioner and Director of Primary Care and Deputy Medical Director at NHS England has resigned over …

NHS England uses £10m fund to retain GPs

May 30, 2018
Medical Communications, Research and Development GP, NHS, UK government, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

On the day that news broke, through Pulse, that over a million patients have had to move GP surgery in …


Report finds variation in quality of care in GP practices across England

September 21, 2017
Medical Communications : Pharma, England, GP, NHS, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

Depending on your interpretation of results from the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) recent report on the standard of care provided …

NHS pumps £100m into GP recruitment as numbers plummet

September 1, 2017
Medical Communications GP, NHS, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

The NHS has been forced to offer £100 million to recruitment agencies in order to plug growing gaps in the …


HIV-screening by GPs could reduce incidence and cost

July 31, 2017
Sales and Marketing GP, HIV, NHS, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

Researchers have found that offering first-time patients a HIV test in an area of high-prevalence could help reduce levels of …


Quarter of cancer patients visit GP three times with no diagnosis

April 25, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Cancer, GP, NHS, oncology

A recent study, published in the British Journal of General Practice, has found that 23% of those suffering from cancer …

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UK patients ‘self-diagnose rather than visit GP’

July 31, 2015
Medical Communications GP, General Practice, internet

One in five people in the UK admit to self-diagnosing illnesses rather than making a doctor’s appointment. Research published in …

NHS England unveils digital roadmap

June 17, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing GP, HSCIC, NHS, NIB, brett wells, choices, digital, wearables

NHS England has laid out digital technology plans that it says will completely transform services and improve health outcomes using …


Apple research apps to require ethics board approval

April 30, 2015
Sales and Marketing Apple, BMJ, FDA, GP, researchkit

New guidelines will require apps developed for Apple’s ResearchKit health platform to be approved by an independent ethics board. The …

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