The caveat is that we have to be part of a “primary care network” (PCN) – the new term for groups of practices working together.
Nell wanted to have her partner Arif fly to the UK for her last months of life. The government objected.
All drugs, no matter how apparently innocuous, occasionally cause serious harm
In 2016, Public Health England recommended everyone take vitamin D supplements, yet increasing evidence suggests the actual health benefits are limited.
He couldn’t help himself. He couldn’t talk about anything else. He was repelling everyone around him.
As a profession, we’re supposed to be minimising our antibiotic prescribing to help counter the looming disaster of resistance.
The ring-fenced £22.5bn over five years is less than the service needs simply to stand still, let alone make up for a decade of cuts.
I suspect it will gradually dawn on people quite how hard it would be to replicate what a doctor does.
In the past five years, 450 GP practices have closed – and patients suffer when their doctors don’t truly know them.
Her sister had come with her to surgery. We exchanged a glance.