Level of care would not be tolerated in rest of NHS, say MPs
‘Fight for fair pay not over’ says RCN
QOF indicators ‘should be reconsidered’ says study
Cleansing cord after birth cuts deaths by 12%
Uric acid may play neuroprotective role
Louise Newson discusses the role of female GPs in the recruitment crisis
Interpreting blood-stained CSF
John Cormack discusses the funding disparities between general practices
Resuscitation of children after drowning
Is this a good idea?
No benefit from magnesium sulphate in acute stroke
John Cormack highlights some rules and regulations which bring about the sigh of disbelief
Reducing readmissions after surgery
Little benefit from antibiotics after acute stroke
Is there really ever a need to give contraceptives to girls aged 10?
Two fundamental issues need to change in order for the NHS to drive positive action: funding and governance
The NHS Five Year Forward View set out a range of models of care that local areas are being encouraged to develop over the next few years
Frankly, we’re making a drama out of an A&E ‘crisis’, writes Dr Darren Kilroy
These could have a profound impact on the NHS, says Karen Thomson
The primary care workforce needs to be empowered to lead the change, says Dr Nav Chana
Tackling TB is one of seven key priorities for Public Health England and "it’s a public health problem that we absolutely have to overcome"
‘How can we deliver personalised treatment with an impersonal funding system?’asks Peter Johnson, chief clinician at Cancer Research UK
The term innovation has come to mean very little both globally and increasingly in healthcare. Guy Bridgewater asks whether innovation really matters to the NHS
There is no way to stop it, patients have a thirst to be engaged and will drive the health service to use their data for good, regardless of what policymakers do or say, argues Wayne Parslow
How to keep a functioning and profitable practice where physicians are free to focus on patients, and patients leave satisfied
This article focuses on the non-pharmacological management of depression with reference to NICE guidelines
Several short case histories covering malaria prophylaxis in different situations
NICE issues first guideline on diagnosis and management of bladder cancer and recommends sofosbuvir and simeprevir for hepatitis...
An article on the key areas of wound management in general practice
Recommendations on hydroxyzine-containing medicines; guidance on new mental health standards; views on pharmacy errors sought
This is a course reviewing the facts about colorectal cancer, including: presenting features, diagnostic investigations, treatment options, prognosis...
This article discusses some practical tips to reduce risk when prescribing for children and measures that can help...
NICE urges better schizophrenia care, several new medicines for Scotland, US grants rapid approval to breast cancer drug...
A review of stress, how it can present in patients and how GPs can offer support
Warning on ‘contaminated’ blood product; cold weather warnings for most of UK; and NICE updates clinical guidance on...
A review of the health needs of the teenager including sexual health. Advice on how to deliver this...
NICE issues guideline on improving diagnosis of asthma and recommends first drug under its highly specialised technologies programme...
New treatment option for hepatitis C; go ahead for first weight loss device; revised code of practice for...