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GPs practices to trial data sharing programme

GPs practices to trial data sharing programme

Between 100 and 500 GP practices are to take part in a phased roll out to change the way information is shared by GPs.

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Energy saving scheme reduces GP appointments

Energy saving scheme reduces GP appointments

GP and outpatient appointments have fallen following the introduction of an energy saving scheme in Sunderland.

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“Simple” blood test can limit antibiotic overuse

“Simple” blood test can limit antibiotic overuse

A blood test to determine whether patients with a chest infection have pneumonia should be used more widely.

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Ambulance trusts can ease A&E pressure

Ambulance trusts can ease A&E pressure

Specialist paramedics can care for 90% of 999 calls at home provided they receive training support.

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  • Antibiotic myths “hard to shift”

    Antibiotic myths “hard to shift”

    The overwhelming majority of the British public are unaware of how easily antibiotic resistant bacteria can spread from one person to another.

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