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Friday 6 March 2015

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04.03.15: Live blog from Commissioning Live London #CommLIVE
04.03.15: Adults catch real flu about once every five years, scientists calculate, based on a field study in China.
04.03.15: A report by the all-party parliamentary group on mental health says there is little evidence of progress towards parity with physical health.
03.03.15: The Royal College of GPs (RCGP) says that reducing waiting times for a GP appointment must be a priority for politicians and the incoming government – but that this must not be delivered at the expense of other GP services, including the long-term care provided to patients with chronic and multiple health problems.
03.03.15: The Royal College of GPs (RCGP) says that reducing waiting times for a GP appointment must be a priority for politicians and the incoming government – but that this must not be delivered at the expense of other GP services, including the long-term care provided to patients with chronic and multiple health problems.
02.03.15: GP and BMA education, training and workforce committee chair, Dr Krishna Kasaraneni, has responded to a recent BBC survey on GPs.
02.03.15: The widespread adoption of electronic patient records in health care may have significant consequences for medical litigation in the UK, according to a new paper.
03.03.15: Dr Maureen Baker, chair of the Royal College of GPs, has commented on research by Leonard Cheshire Disability showing that GPs spend 15,000 hours a month caring for disabled and elderly patients who have suffered health problems because of their inaccessible homes.
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Personal practice

Steve Field: CQC chief inspector of general practice explains intelligent monitoring -one of the tools now being used to support their new approach to inspection
Steve Field: The CQC is currently consulting on a new approach to inspecting healthcare services in prisons, youth offender institutions and immigration removal centres
Andy Drane: How will general practice be affected if Scotland decides to become independent? Two days before the ground-breaking vote specialist healthcare solicitor Andy Drane outlines possible changes

Events 2015

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