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Khalid Khan

  • Practice closing 'due to delayed paperwork' after death of single-hander

    Khalid Khan's comment 24 Aug 2019 1:03pm

    Very poorly managed by CCG
    There was a GP ready to take over.
    What about Dr Prasad's efforts.
    What about upheaval to patients being allocated to unfamiliar group practices

  • The tragic legacy of our serial GP reforms

    Khalid Khan's comment 06 Jul 2019 10:48pm

    Excellent

  • Doctors are suffering from 'moral injury' not burnout, says college leader

    Khalid Khan's comment 12 May 2019 11:55pm

    "...a failure of the environment they work in, the culture of the workplace imposed on them."
    Well put as well as :-0
    "...emergency admissions has increased by over 50% alongside a 25% reduction of bed numbers since 2002, leading to growing pressure for doctors."

  • A tribute to the 9ers

    Khalid Khan's comment 11 May 2019 4:30pm

    Great article Shaba

  • RCGP urged to remove Sultan of Brunei's honorary title over gay rights stance

    Khalid Khan's comment 08 Apr 2019 2:48pm

    RCGP must be in a quandary –there are so many countries where homosexuality is illegal (see below - remember in the UK, our equality laws have only come about in recent living memory.)

    Perhaps better to use soft power and maintain a dialogue with so many regimes to gently nudge things forward?

    I am guessing the RCGP is thinkign of the more global/long term view [ and it is not, we hope, entirely about the money.]

    Cursary look on internet gives:-
    • Angola
    • Botswana
    • Burundi
    • Cameroon
    • Comoros
    • Egypt
    • Eritrea
    • Ethiopia
    • Gambia
    • Ghana
    • Guinea
    • Kenya
    • Liberia
    • Libya
    • Malawi
    • Mauritania
    • Mauritius
    • Morocco
    • Namibia
    • Nigeria
    • Senegal
    • Sierra Leone
    • Somalia
    • South Sudan
    • Sudan
    • Swaziland
    • Tanzania
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Uganda
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe
    • Iran
    • Kuwait
    • Lebanon
    • Oman
    • Palestine
    • Qatar
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Syria
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Yemen
    • Afghanistan
    • Bangladesh
    • Bhutan
    • Brunei
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
    • Maldives
    • Myanmar
    • Pakistan
    • Singapore
    • Sri Lanka
    • Turkmenistan
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Uzbekistan
    • Kiribati
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Samoa
    • Solomon Islands
    • Tonga
    • Tuvalu
    ANtigua and Barbuda
    • Barbados
    • Dominica
    • Grenada
    • Guyana
    • Jamaica
    • St Kitts and Nevis
    • St Lucia
    • St Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Angola
    • Botswana
    • Burundi
    • Cameroon
    • Comoros
    • Egypt
    • Eritrea
    • Ethiopia
    • Gambia
    • Ghana
    • Guinea
    • Kenya
    • Liberia
    • Libya
    • Malawi
    • Mauritania
    • Mauritius
    • Morocco
    • Namibia
    • Nigeria
    • Senegal
    • Sierra Leone
    • Somalia
    • South Sudan
    • Sudan
    • Swaziland
    • Tanzania
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Uganda
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe
    • Iran
    • Kuwait
    • Lebanon
    • Oman
    • Qatar
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Syria
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Yemen
    • Afghanistan
    • Bangladesh
    • Bhutan
    • Brunei
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
    • Maldives
    • Myanmar
    • Pakistan
    • Singapore
    • Sri Lanka
    • Turkmenistan
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Uzbekistan
    • Kiribati
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Samoa
    • Solomon Islands
    • Tonga
    • Tuvalu
    There are also some questionable anti-gay laws in Russia and other countries not in this list.

  • Pharmacists want to be able to swap GP-prescribed drugs for generics

    Khalid Khan's comment 30 Sep 2018 5:55pm

    [I am a former community pharmacist].
    A lot of misleading generalisations here. GP don't generaly "..end up turning off to the safety message".
    Also, vast majority of GP scripts (80 %) are already generic, so we are talkign small number here - vast majortiy of items have good historical reason for the branded meds.
    Great idea if pharmacies no longer send patent back to GP reception when we have no control over what pharmacy warehouses supply.
    But what will happen is that the patient will go to the chains with buying power - and supply the branded item e.g Ventolin against script for Salbutamol . This means smaller pharmacy chains will suffer again , with their lower negotitoaing power, as they will have to buy the cheapest generaic and pateinst will vote wiht their feet.
    SO not a good idea for idependant pharmacy, another nail in that coffn I'm afraid.

  • I have a dream

    Khalid Khan's comment 07 Jul 2018 11:32pm

    "We must come together as a nation to remind the state of the fierce urgency of Now. Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of privatisation to the sunlit path of nationalisation.
    ... 2018 cannot be the end – it must be the beginning."

    Good stuff!