Primary Care

12th November 2019

Wide variance in safety indicator drug monitoring by GP practices

Calls for GP practices to standardise routine drug therapeutic monitoring after disparity revealed in analysis of practice data from FDB’s OptimiseRx GP practices are being urged […]
29th October 2019

New social media techniques used to boost cancer screening rates

Hundreds of practice nurses across the country have been taught how social media can improve health thanks to the success of one of NHS Digital’s Widening […]
30th September 2019

DPC2019 to showcase innovative online healthcare professional education platform

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) organisers are excited to launch a unique “video on demand” CPD-accredited online education platform at this year’s show. InterACT was developed to […]
9th September 2019

X-on’s GP phone system shortlisted for national award  

Public vote helps X-on’s Surgery Connect make it to the shortlist for this year’s General Practice Awards in the Technology/ Digital Solutions Provider category. Cloud communications […]
28th August 2019

Should non-oral HRT be the standard prescribed option?

Research published in the British Medical Journal in January 2019 revealed that HRT absorbed through the skin (in patches and gels) is safer than HRT swallowed […]
22nd August 2019

Innovative health partnership could transform chronic condition care

MJOG and my mhealth could help millions of patients with chronic conditions including COPD, asthma, heart disease and diabetes to self-manage more effectively Supporting NHS Long […]
21st August 2019

GP wait times drive rise in ‘Dr Google’

Stats reveal more than 100 million health searches made through Google as GP waiting times increase • Over 100million health-related Google searches were made in just […]
19th August 2019

Online checks to replace GP consultations

Commenting on the news from the NHS around people being offered health checks online instead of face-to-face GP consultations, Hamish Grierson, co-founder and CEO at proactive […]
4th June 2019

Health hubs are the future of GP practices – but how do we build the spokes?

The RCGP report, Fit For The Future, believes that GP practices will need to evolve into “wellbeing hubs” to meet our primary healthcare needs. I’ve been […]