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Latest news - Thursday, 18 September 2014

Whole of NHS will ‘crumble’ without better GP funding

Investment in general practice critical, says RCGP

Halt ‘unethical’ breast screening trial, warn experts

Age extension trial ‘largest ever human experiment’

Urine HPV test could replace invasive screening

Non-invasive test could increase uptake, say authors

‘Integrate dementia into public health campaigns’

Lifestyle factors have potential to reduce disease

Global effort to fight Ebola threat - stepped up

Trial of experimental vaccine begins in Oxford


Mortality after hip and knee replacements has halved

Louise Newson discusses recent data

Crisis in General Practice

The only way to persuade docs to stay is to "treat 'em better"

On The Pulse - 12th September 2014

Most diets work – as long as patients can adhere to them

Advanced prostate cancer

Researchers begin to unpick drug resistance


Dr Ben recounts his encounter with a ‘tricky’ 92-year-old lady

On The Pulse - 5th September 2014

Let hypertensive patients monitor their own blood pressure

Becoming a ‘proper GP’

Training complete - Michael Kilshaw reflects on the achievement

Physician associates – do they have a role?

Louise Newson wonders if they will help reduce the workload

On The Pulse - 29th August 2014

New study raises questions about current guidelines on dietary salt intake


Reimagining health and care: have you got 2020 vision?

Anna Dixon discusses how imaginative we have been so far

Could ‘People Pathways’ be part of the answer to the integration question?

Merron Simpson discusses whether ‘People Pathways‘ could be a more constructive vehicle for integrating across silos and improving people’s experience of ‘the system’ as a whole

Finding new cures with data transparency

There is now a clear path to success with clinical trial data transparency that should benefit patients in the near future, says Simon Tilley

Want a secure future for primary care? Embrace a social model of health

The current debate about the future of primary care and general practice seems to be focused on size. It’s not that size can’t be beautiful but securing a long-term future for primary care will take much more than simply ‘bulking up’, says Merron Simpson

Look to community services to support struggling trusts

Reshaping care to work more effectively and sustainably for the growing number of people with ongoing, complex needs is the way forward - and this will best be met through more community health and social care.

Federations not a miracle answer

Read the results of our latest GP survey which reveals the limitations of collaborative working and highlights GPs’ lack of faith in the unplanned admissions DES, despite high uptake

What does the digital age mean for the public’s health?

What are your favourite examples of digital public health?

The Facebook Challenge

Is social media a potentially dangerous communication tool for practices that can come back to bite them?


Endometrial carcinoma

A guide to the diagnosis of endometrial carcinoma with an overview of treatment options

Drug and Therapeutics Update

Domperidone (Motilium) now prescription-only; and schools to keep emergency asthma inhalers from next month

A clinical review of multiple sclerosis

An outline of the presentation, investigation and treatment options of this serious neurological condition

Diagnosis and management of osteoporosis

This case history will focus on the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in patients presenting in primary care...

Drug and Therapeutics Update

Guidance on ebola virus in primary care; safety alert on sepsis; new guidance on pulmonary embolism


A review of this severe and potentially life-threatening dermatological condition

Critical appraisal of medical papers

A summary of the method of appraisal of clinical papers and basic medical statistics for GP registrars

Drug and Therapeutics Update

Jaw replacement surgery recommended by NICE; new guidance on acute kidney injury; restricted use for bromocriptine to prevent...

Videoing consultations for the GP trainee

Video consultations and clinical observation tools for Clinical Skills Assessment preparation

Drug and Therapeutics Update

New guidance on early colorectal cancer, prostate drug turned down and Scotland gets new drugs for RA and...

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening

A review of this common and important condition and the UK screening programme

Online Medical Device Resource

Medicalexpo - The Online Medical Exhibition

Are you concerned by a possible privatisation of the NHS? (See OnMedica news 15/09)

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