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New time-saving NHS app advises patients on local services status

Thursday 14th December 2017

Patients can download a new free app which informs them if their local NHS services are experiencing delays.

NHSquicker provides people in Devon and Cornwall with access to up-to-date waiting times for A&Es and minor injury units. It also calculates how long it takes patients to reach a treatment centre, based on their geolocation.  

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Mon, 10 Apr 2017
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Mon, 3 Apr 2017
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Health minister, David Mowat, who is responsible for general practice, has said that the current 7,500 GP practices in England could be compacted into just 1,500 ‘super-hubs’.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017
The Richmond General Practice Alliance (RGPA) is using new technology to provide 12-hour, seven-day care to patients in the London borough and to give its GPs the ability to provide better care in the community.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017
Keith Taylor explains how a practice manager can ensure that taking on a new GP partner is simple and easy for the whole team.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017
The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced that practices will be allowed to conscientiously object to taking part in the firearm licensing process in its updated guidelines.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017
Over 25% of GP appointments in one area of England will be conducted by nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals within four years under plans to relieve pressure on general practice.