Clinical News


Veteran Friendly GP Practices

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Ensuring that all GPs in England are equipped to best serve our veterans and their families is a key commitment in the NHS Long Term Plan. We have partnered with NHS England and NHS Improvement to develop the Veteran Friendly accreditation to help you support your patients who served.


Consistent care for patients through the criminal justice system and beyond

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Prisons in the UK have been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons in the past few years yet high-quality healthcare continues to be delivered in secure environments across the country. The Secure Environments Spotlight Project produces resources to equip clinicians on both sides of the wall to improve the safety and consistency of care for patients as they journey through the criminal justice system and beyond. Dr Caroline IJ Watson, RCGP Clinical Champion for Healthcare in Secure Environments, explains more.


Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Flare Management Pathways Launched

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Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis affect up to 1 in 210 patients in the UK. GPs are often faced with patients who may be having a flare which can be difficult to identify and manage in primary care. The recently launched Inflammatory Bowel Disease Flare Pathways, co-produced with patients, IBD nurses, GPs, and gastroenterologists, and endorsed by the RCGP, Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology, and British Society for Gastroenterology, provide guidance where advice and support from secondary care may be not be accessible in a timely manner.


QI Simulation Workshops

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NHS England and the General Practitioners Committee England of the BMA has commissioned the Royal College of General Practitioners, NICE and Health Foundation to develop quality improvement modules for potential inclusion in the GMS contract (QOF). There is an opportunity for practices to review and test these QI modules.


Revised guidance on child safeguarding launched

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The RCGP has launched the revised guidance on child safeguarding for general practice, which contains practical resources for primary care teams to help them identify and support children at risk of (or already) being harmed. Dr Joy Shacklock, RCGP Clinical Champion for Safeguarding, explains more.


Top Tips: Insomnia in adults

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Insomnia is recurrent, disrupted sleep, that results in significant daytime impairment, and is slowly becoming a hidden epidemic in adults linked to mental health. We have produced a Top Tips on Insomnia in Adults to help GPs care for people suffering from Insomnia. Dr Faraz Mughal, RCGP Clinical Fellow for Mental Health, explains more.


Promoting physical activity for healthier, happier lives

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Dr Andrew Boyd, RCGP Clinical Champion for Physical Activity and Lifestyle introduces the new Physical Activity and Lifestyle toolkit, a bespoke and comprehensive resource, which will help GPs to support their patients to get more physically active and make positive lifestyle choices.


Let’s recognise the impact of clinical trials in general practice

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Monday 20 May 2019 was International Clinical Trials Day, a time to celebrate clinical research of the past, present and future. Dr Nick Thomas, RCGP Clinical Lead for Research, outlines the role of clinical trials in general practice and the impact they have on the care being delivered to patients every day.


Spotlight on Lyme disease: New RCGP toolkit launched

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Lyme disease, also described as ‘the new great imitator’, is the most common vector-borne disease in the northern hemisphere. Whilst early diagnosis and treatment may provide a cure, symptoms can be non-specific and easily missed, with potentially serious consequences. Dr Anne Cruikshank, RCGP Clinical Champion for Lyme disease explains more.


New Daffodil Standards and QOF: Supporting quality improvements in palliative and end of life care

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As we mark Dying Matters week, it's an opportunity for your practice to reflect on how we can build on the good end of life care already provided. Sign up to the new UK-wide Daffodil Standards – offering free end of life care guidance and resources with attributable CPD points to help meet practice quality improvement goals.

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