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GPs refer 80 percent of suspected cancers after two visits

More than 80 percent of patients suspected of having cancer are referred by their GP in the first two consultations, with more than half sent to see a specialist at the first appointment, according to new research published in the … Read more → – GPs refer 80 percent of suspected cancers after two visits

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Consultation on national performers list for GPs, dentists and ophthalmologists

The Department has launched a consultation proposing one national list of general practice doctors, dentists and ophthalmic practitioners approved to provide NHS primary care services. Medical, dental and ophthalmic practitioners may not perform NHS primary care services in England unless they … Read more → – Consultation on national performers list for GPs, dentists and ophthalmologists

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Start of Medical Revalidation in the UK

The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced on Friday 19 October 2012. that revalidation for UK doctors will begin in December 2012. Medical revalidation will normally happen every five years and will apply to all doctors in all settings in the … Read more → – Start of Medical Revalidation in the UK

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GPs and Yellow Card reporting: help make a difference

GPs and the primary care team have an important role to play in promoting patient safety, both through reporting suspected adverse drug reactions directly as well as by informing patients how to report themselves. GPs are in a unique position … Read more → – GPs and Yellow Card reporting: help make a difference

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Consultation on national performers list for GPs, dentists and ophthalmologists

A consultation proposing that in future, there is one national list of general practice doctors, dentists and ophthalmologists approved to provide NHS primary care services is launched today. Find out more and how to take part

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