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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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Wed, 15 Feb 2017
Management in Practice spoke to practice manager Sue Wilkins ahead of the merger of her two Poole practices with a combined list size of over 20,000.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017
Bad attitude and communication are some of the top reasons for GP complaints, a YouGov survey of over 2,000 members of the public has revealed.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016
A “controversial” NHS health check programme has prevented thousands of heart attacks, strokes, and deaths in its first five years, a new study has revealed.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016
Practice managers should make GPs aware of new guidance on dealing with inappropriate and intrusive behaviour from patients, especially online.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016
A new quality standard from NICE says that councils, housing organisations and the voluntary sector should identify those in need of community activites, not general practices.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016
Patient care is under threat from rising workload pressures in general practice, a major BMA surveyhas revealed.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016
There are currently about 350 physician associates practising and 550 being trained, Health Education England has revealed.