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NHS Advocacy Services

The Independent Complaints Advocacy Service ceases on 31 March. On 1 April, commissioning of NHS complaints advocacy services transfers to local authorities. GP practices can contact their local authority for details of the service in their area. Further information is … Read more → – NHS Advocacy Services

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Patient Online

New guidance to support GP practices in providing online access for patients has been launched by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Patient Online: a Roadmap covers transactional services such as the booking and cancelling of GP appointments and … Read more → – Patient Online

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Advice from NICE aims to improve commissioning of care for people with epilepsy

NICE has issued an updated guide to support the integrated commissioning of high-quality, evidence-based services for the diagnosis and management of epilepsies in adults, children and young people. The guide focuses on improving the diagnosis of epilepsy and ensuring that … Read more → – Advice from NICE aims to improve commissioning of care for people with epilepsy

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New e-learning modules to help GPs diagnose rarer cancers in children

The Department of Health is funding BMJ Learning, with help and contributions from various charities, to deliver a set of online education tools and training resources for GPs. These tools and resources reinforce key messages of the National Awareness and … Read more → – New e-learning modules to help GPs diagnose rarer cancers in children

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Latest edition of Good medical practice

The latest edition of the General Medical Council’s (GMC) core guidance for doctors, Good medical practice, will be published on 25 March 2013. This is an update to the 2006 edition of the guidance, which details the standards expected of … Read more → – Latest edition of Good medical practice

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