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Communicating with patients about Coronavirus

The Coronavirus How are you communicating and advising your patients on the Coronavirus, another ‘flu’ type illness that has been causing... View Article

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New Contract Terms for GPs earning over £150,000

Every working individual in the UK must declare their earnings – nobody is exempt from doing so. There should be... View Article

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Taking the stress off your shoulders

Being a locum can be quite a stressful job, unless you have nerves of steel and the energy of a... View Article

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IR35 – Are You Ready?

IR35 legislature will have a serious impact on locums – and the GP surgeries or hospitals that employ them. It... View Article

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Supporting patients who may be battling with cancer

Supporting patients who may be battling with cancer, is when a GP really comes to the forefront in primary care.... View Article

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Managing the 10-minute appointment system

With the majority of doctor’s surgeries experiencing an overload of patients, managing 10-minute appointment times can be a nightmare, both... View Article

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Top Tips to Becoming a Locum

Life as a locum doctor can be hugely rewarding, but it’s not always the simplest career path. Put in the... View Article

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Dry January
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Promoting Dry January Successfully

Taking the opportunity to educate patients on the merits of a Dry January is always advisable. In order to do... View Article

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Setting New Year Resolutions for your GP Practice

New year, new practice With the new decade upon us, everyone is setting their new year’s resolutions. Do you think... View Article

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The votes are in… What now for our NHS?

The votes have been counted and the Conservatives have won with a landslide result. After winning a majority, Johnson vows... View Article

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