Clinical News


Influenza the story behind the headlines

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Flu has been big news in 2018 with headlines referring to an epidemic. But what does the data show us has really been happening? Professor Simon de Lusignan, Professor of Clinical Informatics and Director of the RCGP Research and Surveillance Centre, investigates.


The Bright Idea: Whole practice approach to research

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We realised that we were missing opportunities to inform patients about the research activities that we were involved in and decided to reinvigorate the concept of research within our practice.


New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Podcasts and eLearning Launched

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The Spotlight Project eLearning Module to help GPs diagnose, support, manage flare-ups and consider the long-term health implications of patients with IBD. The podcasts cover what it means to be a patient with IBD and the role of an IBD nurse.


Unite in the fight against cancer

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On 4 February, World Cancer Day is a day to unite in the fight against cancer.


New guidance on the management of liver blood tests

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The British Society of Gastroenterology published guidance on the management of liver blood tests in December 2017. The guidance provides information on the individual tests that are used to assess liver disease and their interpretation, when to test, typical patterns of LFT abnormalities and how to respond to abnormal tests.


The updated National Early Warning Score and its use with suspected Sepsis

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The National Early Warning Score (NEWS) was developed by the Royal College of Physicians, and has been Implemented throughout the NHS(1). NEWS (2) was released in December 2017 by the NEWS Review Group. Based on feedback from NEWS users, the report includes recommendations on the assessment of patients with suspected Sepsis.


When two working worlds collide - GP with Specialist Interest in emergency medicine

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Loving general practice but missing hospital life? Feeling exhausted but stimulated by the idea of working in another speciality as part of your week? Ever considered being a GP with Specialist Interest, (GPwSI)?


National audit recommends intersectoral communication and education to improve COPD care

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The National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Audit Programme for England and Wales comprises a number of ambitious audit workstreams, combined with an extensive partnership approach and comprehensive multidisciplinary, collaborative working.


Anticipatory care planning in three questions

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Bright Idea award winner for for introducing a simplified care-planning approach to delivering care to new care home residents who lack the capacity to make decisions concerning their welfare.


New Person-Centred Care video case studies

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See the first in a series of informational case studies on person-centred care. In this video, we visit Totnes and learn about how GPs and the MDT works closely with the voluntary sector to support patients.

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