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Advice to FY1: Dr Clare Gerada

Advice to FY1: Dr Clare Gerada

Dr Clare Gerada MBE FRCP FRCGP MRCPsych Medical Director of the Practitioner Health Programmer and Former Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners writes about the importance of looking after yourself as a newly qualified doctor. I qualified as a doctor in 1982, so am now in my 35th year working in the NHS, 25 of them as a […]

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Editor’s Letter 2015 No. 11

Editor’s Letter 2015 No. 11

[box] Our Editor-in-Chief changes trains at Clapham Junction on his way to GP Land [/box] Eventually we all reach a Clapham Junction. We don’t all reach it in the flesh, the seventeen platform behemoth, but I can assure you that all of us disembark there every once in a while. It’s that sense of being distanced from everything else yet […]

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No More Mister NICE Guy for Antibiotic Prescriptions

No More Mister NICE Guy for Antibiotic Prescriptions

[box]Anamika Kunnumpurath reports on new NICE guidelines for the use of antibiotics [/box] Antibiotics, once a symbol of the power of advancing science and modern medicine, are increasingly being used with caution and viewed with a critical eye. New guidelines published earlier this month by NICE have highlighted the need for a change in how antibiotics are prescribed and stricter […]

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Students May be Forced to Become GPs

Students May be Forced to Become GPs

[box] William Pickworth reports on Health Education England’s plan for boosting GP trainees [/box] Medical graduates may have no choice but to apply for GP training in a bid to tackle the current GP recruitment crisis. This year GP recruitment opened for a third round for the first time ever in a desperate attempt to increase the number of doctors applying. […]

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