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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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Think tank to provide evidence base for primary care workforce

Think tank to provide evidence base for primary care workforce

An independent think tank has been set up to investigate how the primary care workforce can be developed and will report its findings in June 2015.

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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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