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In the news: end of life care; unsustainable primary care; AMR; smokers pay for

In the news: end of life care; unsustainable primary care; AMR; smokers pay for NHS

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

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The business of general practice

The business of general practice

The current state of general practice is probably not news to many in the medical profession, but are there other "iceberg" issues lurking unseen? John Tacchi, CEO of Big Practice Ltd writes

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In the news: secret drug payments; statins "scaremongering"; temporary managers

In the news: secret drug payments; statins "scaremongering"; temporary managers

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

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Acute kidney injury: what does it mean for primary care?

Acute kidney injury: what does it mean for primary care?

Primary care services play a key role in reducing rates of acute kidney injury (AKI), which is on the increase

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NEWS

  • EU referendum vote leap into unknown for NHS

    EU referendum vote leap into unknown for NHS

    It is “impossible” to predict the full impact leaving the European Union (EU) will have on the health service, an NHS leader said in the wake of the shock referendum results

PRACTICE BUSINESS

CLINICAL

  • Acute kidney injury: thinking smart

    Acute kidney injury: thinking smart

    Primary care services play a key role in reducing rates of acute kidney injury (AKI), which is on the increase. Changes in process, behaviour and attitude are needed to tackle this often life-threatening disease. But do you know all you need to know about it?

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)