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A practice in Lancashire has moved into a portakabin in the car park of a nearby health centre after its premises lease expired at the end of June.
An LMC chair has persuaded their local council to reject plans to cut costs by overhauling local NHS services.
The merits of e-cigarrettes need to be considered in tobacco control interventions, as smokers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to quit smoking successfully than those who don’t, a study has recommended.
Local GP leaders have hit out at a growing number of CCGs stopping doctors from prescribing over-the-counter medicines before a conclusion to an ongoing national review.
Every practice in Cornwall could be moved onto a new voluntary GP contract by 2020/21, according to plans to overhaul the NHS in the area.
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Impasse over new leases could be reaching breaking point, finds Alex Matthews-King
Policymakers are looking at annual reviews for patients on opioids. Eleanor Bird reports