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    Out of drugs and out of options Subscription

    20 Aug 2014 By Hadrian Moss

    Dr Hadrian Moss

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    A tectonic shift in general practice Subscription

    01 Jul 2014 By Nigel Praities Editor's Blog

    Tremors are being felt as CCGs prepare to take over large swathes of primary care budgets, writes Pulse editor Nigel Praities

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    Listen, there is no ‘me’ in team Subscription

    02 Apr 2014 By Tony Copperfield

    A rare triumph of primary care collaboration leaves Copperfield quietly impressed. Just don’t start praising his ‘teamwork’

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    'Got half an hour spare?' Subscription

    01 Apr 2014 By Tony Copperfield

    A request to provide half-an-hour’s-worth of feedback, for nothing, gets the attention it deserves

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    CCGs: a call to action

    18 Dec 2013 By Jonathan Shapiro

    It’s time CCGs started taking control of their own destinies, says Dr Jonathan Shapiro

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    How to walk out of a Walk-in Centre

    15 Nov 2013 By Jonathan Shapiro

    If we want to make public services better we need to take a wider view, says Dr Jonathan Shapiro. Such as letting CCGs (rather than politicians) decide whether and how to provide services

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    Urgent or important? The CCG imperatives

    24 Sep 2013 By Jonathan Shapiro

    Dr Jonathan Shapiro urges CCGs to work out the difference between ‘urgent’ and ‘important’ and decide on their own priorities, to deliver efficient - and sustainable - care

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    The painkiller conundrum Subscription

    23 Sep 2013 By Peter Weaving

    Dr Peter Weaving reflects on the affects of prescription painkillers and the phenomenon of un-monitored self-medication

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    At what point does GP-led commissioning stop being GP-led? Subscription

    17 Sep 2013 By Editor's Blog

    No matter where you stand on the NHS reforms, the decline in GPs sitting on CCG boards affects the whole profession, writes Pulse editor Steve Nowottny

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    Down to the bare bones Subscription

    27 Aug 2013 By Peter Weaving

    Dr Peter Weaving teams up with an old colleague to look at the pros and cons of secondary prevention services

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