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  • margaretmccartney

    Paperless NHS claims are hot air Subscription

    04 Feb 2013 By Margaret McCartney

    There’s a distinct lack of evidence to support the health secretary’s claim that an IT revolution will save the NHS billions, says Margaret

  • ramscar

    An attempted case of patient identity fraud - charming in its incompetence Subscription

    01 Feb 2013 By Nicholas Ramscar

    A female voice answered, and said she was his wife. Would I mind giving her the result, as he had just popped out, and wasn’t expected back for over an hour? Straight out of the first page of the MRCGP revision books, this one...

  • copperfield

    Of course we should have the right to ring consultants Subscription

    31 Jan 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    What sort of totalitarian state would we have to be working in if we couldn’t call the local specialist, asks Copperfield

  • copperfield

    A difficult case of Hyperbolic Numerical Specificity Subscription

    28 Jan 2013 Updated: 29 Jan 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    True, we GPs are always moaning about vague and inaccurate histories, but HNS is the opposite polarity and is just as useless.

  • ramscar

    This time could be different Subscription

    24 Jan 2013 By Nicholas Ramscar

    We’ve demonstrated that we’ll tolerate our pensions being mucked about with, and that we’ll sullenly get back to work after agreed contracts have been ripped up. But we do have a limit.

  • khole

    A field doctor reports Subscription

    18 Jan 2013 By Through The K Hole

    It was Christmas Eve and after a year of heavy shelling the enemy’s artillery had been called to a halt.

  • copperfield

    Quality premiums - just like the fundholding days? Subscription

    18 Jan 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    The commissioning Big Picture has just become a little clearer. Because the Government’s Department of Let’s Make It Up As We Go Along has just fed us another gobbet of CCG information scribbled, as ever, on the back of an envelope.

  • ramscar

    Home visit Subscription

    18 Jan 2013 By Nicholas Ramscar

    An encounter with a quiet hero turns around Dr Ramscar's dark mood

  • ramscar

    'Heartlift' Subscription

    17 Jan 2013 By Nicholas Ramscar

    Mrs B’s a bit of an inspiration, and a reminder that there’s more to life than medicine.

  • copperfield

    The three worst QOF indicators? Subscription

    17 Jan 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    In the last-minute rush, Dr Copperfield has spotted three activities that are truly soul-destroying.

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