Clinical News


World Cancer Day… just another day or the chance to improve the quality of your cancer care?

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Cancer has become the greatest cause of death and in particular premature (under 75) death in the UK. World Cancer Day allows reflection on this important clinical subject. The National Cancer Diagnosis Audit provides an opportunity to review cancer data, and contribute to improving cancer outcomes through diagnosing cancers earlier.


Creating sustainable general practice in a disruptive world - what is your contribution?

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The RCGP will hold its GP At Scale National Summit on 7 March 2019 to explore the future of general practice, examining what the NHS Long-Term Plan, Partnership Review, Estates Review, primary care networks and IT Futures means for GPs and general practice.


Quality Improvement: psychotropic prescribing for patients with learning disabilities and or autism

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The latest RCGP CPRD Quality Improvement data reports have just been distributed to practices across the UK. They give practice-level feedback on prescribing anti-psychotics and anti-depressants to patients with learning disabilities and or autism.


Supporting patient choice: the national data opt-out six months on

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The RCGP has been working with NHS Digital to deliver the Patient Data Choices project, which provides information and resources on national data output to support primary care teams.


New course on antibiotic prescribing in primary care launched

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The TARGET team at Public Health England, in collaboration with the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, have developed an online course on the Future Learn platform aimed at primary care healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment of common infections.


Using patient online services to enable a person-centred care for people managing diabetes

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Patient online services can support informed decision-making and collaborative problem-solving with the healthcare team, improving clinical outcomes and quality of life for people managing diabetes mellitus.


RCGP Bright Ideas: Improving patient services through co-production

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The College recently recognised Dr Sue Goodfellow from West Quay Medical Centre in Barry, Wales with a Bright Ideas Award for her work to improve patient services through co-production with patients at her practice. The practice provides online access to clinical advice to for all appointments to ensure patients with the greatest health need are seen first, with the right health care professional.


RCGP Bright Ideas: ProActiveGP Virtual Clinic

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In 2018, the College recognised GP, Dr Muhammed Akunjee, from West Green Surgery in the Haringey area of North London with a Bright Ideas Award for ProActiveGP Virtual Clinic, a system which makes contacting patients more efficient, automated, and safer.


RCGP CIRC - Connecting the Docs

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RCGP Medical Co-Directors, Dr Imran Rafi and Dr Matt Hoghton, have been working in the RCGP Clinical Innovation and Research Centre (CIRC) for over eight years in various roles. As they leave their current roles they reflect on their time with CIRC.


The point of avoiding overdiagnosis

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"We know thresholds to diagnose and treat some conditions have shifted down –resulting in hazardous side effects and little, if any, improvement for the patient." Dr Margaret McCartney, RCGP Clinical Support Fellow for Values and Evidence, discusses the College's ambitions to prevent overdiagnosis.

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