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How our practice identified an extra 150 diabetes patients in two years

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Kamaldeep Sahota, operational manager at King Edwards Medical Centre in London, explains how his practice dramatically improved its ability to recognise patients at risk of becoming diabetic 
 
A few years ago, King Edwards Medical Centre in Barking, east London, was struggling to identify pre-diabetic patients.
 
The problem was shared by other practices in the area, encouraging NHS Barking and Dagenham CCG to introduce a new initiative in...

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Recent initiatives from the Department of Health have called for patients on oral anticoagulation therapy to be monitored in primary care, rather than hospital settings where this has traditionally taken place. This Management in Practice report looks at the implications of this move for practices in terms of staff training and costs, as well as its potential benefits
Mon, 1 Jan 2007
Catherine Barton is a practice manager at a busy medical centre on the Isle of Wight. She shares her insights into a typical day at her practice during the hectic festive season last year …
Mon, 1 Jan 2007
The threat of an influenza pandemic – whether or not a strain of the H5N1 avian flu virus – still looms large, with many experts believing that such an event is inevitable. What is certain is the strain this would put on primary care resources. This Management in Practice special report looks at the implications of a flu pandemic and asks: are practices adequately prepared?
Mon, 1 Jan 2007
England’s national director of pandemic influenza preparedness, Professor Lindsey Davies, considers the potential impact of a pandemic and discusses the critical role that primary care would be expected to play. She also suggests that increasing the level of general practice involvement in planning is critical to the development of integrated and effective response arrangements