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Wednesday 8 July 2015

Top stories

07.07.15: Today, Simon Stevens launched a £15m scheme to fund, recruit and employ clinical pharmacists in GP surgeries, aiming to ease some of the current pressure on GPs
07.07.15: The government must reverse its plan to slash public health funds and stop misleading patients over the likely impact on frontline services
06.07.15: All NHS organisations must meet the communication needs of people with a disability, impairment or sensory loss by 31st July 2016
06.07.15: Dementia patients are forced to depend on their families for care, the majority (77%) of GPs think
01.07.15: Doctors should consider an acceptable behaviour agreement with challenging patients
29.06.15: An increased number of GPs are speaking to elderly patients about end of life care
07.07.15: Today, Simon Stevens launched a £15m scheme to fund, recruit and employ clinical pharmacists in GP surgeries, aiming to ease some of the current pressure on GPs
03.07.15: If you discover a patient has covertly filmed a consultation do not feel threatened, the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland explained
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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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