Welcome! It's on Tuesday 31st May 2016

In the news: sugar tax; primary care crisis; NHS campaign; diabetes checks

In the news: sugar tax; primary care crisis; NHS campaign; diabetes checks

As part of the daily round up, Primary Care Today looks at the leading healthcare stories in today's news

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Ex-health minister Norman Lamb on parity of esteem: Interview

Former Health minister Norman Lamb on parity of esteem: Interview

Primary Care Today sits down with former Health Minister Norman Lamb to discuss his greatest achievements and regrets during his time in office, and the fight to increase access to mental health treatment

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Charity aids GPs by providing holistic after-stroke care

Charity aids GPs by providing holistic after-stroke care

A charity is helping to ease the pressure off GPs after CCGs and local authorities contracted it to carry out six-month reviews of patients who have suffered strokes

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CCGs urged to attend first eye health summit

CCGs urged to attend first eye health summit

Commissioning groups are being urged to attend the first-ever NHS eye health summit tackling care for eye patients in hospital and the community

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NEWS

PRACTICE BUSINESS

CLINICAL

  • Asthma: facts and figures

    Asthma: facts and figures

    So far this week we’ve discussed advanced screening and the future of asthma treatment. Join us today as we’ll be talking facts and figures

NURSING & MIDWIFERY

PHARMACY

PATIENTS & PPI

COMMISSIONING

  • One in 10 CCGs behind in AMR stewardship

    One in 10 CCGs behind in AMR stewardship

    One in 10 CCGs said they did not have an antimicrobial stewardship programme in place, according to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request carried out by the Patient’s Association (PA)