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    It's free, so why not? Subscription

    10 Mar 2014 By GPs To Be

    How much do patients really understand about the process - and consequences - of screening, asks Dr Laura O’Loghlen

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    Would we have the nerve? Subscription

    17 Feb 2014 By beyondtheheadlines

    If there was conclusive data that cancer screening did more harm than good could we really abandon it? Dr Martin Brunet asks the tough questions

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    The last taboo?

    14 Jan 2014 By Shaba Nabi

    While all of Pulse’s bloggers talk about issues that arise in their consultations, Dr Shaba Nabi takes a look at a very different type of consultation - and asks if all GPs are even in a position to help

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    Sexist or gender specific? Subscription

    06 Nov 2013 By GPs To Be

    Following the recent House of Commons debate over whether it is sexist to give a pregnant woman your seat, Dr Laura O’Loghlen examines the unique physical state of a pregnant woman and concludes that medically, it is probably sexist not to

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    Fit for a prince? Subscription

    15 Aug 2013 By GPs To Be

    While the rest of the world’s press was focused on THAT polka-dot dress, and what the new prince would be called, GP to Be Laura was wondering whether breastfeeding would get the Royal stamp of approval

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    Over-medicalising Subscription

    12 Aug 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    Looking to turn every symptom into a diagnosis means more work for Copperfield and less clarity for his patients

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    A shocking reminder of the importance of smear tests Subscription

    16 Apr 2013 By GPs To Be

    When a friend is diagnosed with cervical cancer after a smear, Dr O’Loghlen realises that the ‘Jade Goody effect’ is no longer enough to keep women attending for tests

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    Checking more urinalyses, expanding IVF provision and Making Every Contact Count: we would if we could Subscription

    20 Feb 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    Three new recommendations in three days? We need more time, more funds and more energy if we’re going to start doing some of the things asked of us lately, writes Copperfield

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    Call off the Mumsnet vigilantes - we were doing our best Subscription

    07 Nov 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Pelvic exams for the Pill are known now to be unnecessary - but we did them when we thought they were good for women’s health.

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    A breech of trust Subscription

    27 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Hmm, did I hear that right?

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