Standards stress good links with GPs
Doctors should offer it to women at moderate risk of breast cancer
Large study shows long-term benefits from taking the pill
Alcohol produces different patterns of risk, says large study
Only fifth of countries have begun most effective tobacco reduction measure
An analysis of the vision of an ‘at-scale’ GP collaborative
A TRAIL of two faces
Were you there?
What part should GPs be playing to help patients?
How MPs have suddenly woken up to the elephant in the room
With some parts of NHS care now 'completely unacceptable', who to blame?
What do we really know about e-cigarettes?
Let’s not use terms relating to health as pejoratives
OnMedica has launched a media panel that will enable its members to air their views to the media on topical healthcare issues in the UK
Catherine Joynson, from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, discusses a new prenatal screening test launching in 2018
Our challenge is to deliver improved care, says Prof Anthony Woolf, chairman of the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance
NHS RightCare delivery partner Steve Sparks shares how NHS England's programme is helping local health economies derive the best possible value for their populations
Dr Guy Wood-Gush, CEO of Deontics, welcomes positive moves to bring digital health into the frontline of care delivery, but fears the NHS may get left behind if it does not make its data work harder
Elisabetta Zanon takes a look at how exiting the EU will impact the health sector
This article looks at the causes and diagnosis of menorrhagia as well as the treatment options and referral criteria
NICE recommends anastrozole for postmenopausal women with a family history of breast cancer
This article reviews the presentation diagnosis and management of some common STIs
This article reviews the screening, testing and treatment of chlamydia infection, which is the most common bacterial STI in the UK
Changes to NICE’s drug evaluation process; new options for uveitis recommended; MHRA supports dupilumab for atopic dermatitis
It is clinically quite difficult to accurately diagnose a TIA in clinical practice as the diagnosis is largely based on history from the patient. Careful detailed history is therefore essential in any patient with suspected TIA
NICE 2017 Conference to be held in May in Liverpool: 10% DISCOUNT for OnMedica members
An assessment that a person lacks capacity has major implications; it gives clinicians influence over that person, and this influence could, potentially, be abused
An article on managing smoking cessation in primary care
This article outlines how to interpret ECG recordings and gives some helpful examples of normal and abnormal readings