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GP practices in one area offered £35m extra a year to work 'at scale'Subscription

19 Jul 2018 By

Practices across mid- and south Essex will receive an extra £35m a year in funding in exchange for overhauling the way they work.

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​Switching diabetes patients to sulfonylurea linked with complicationsSubscription

19 Jul 2018 By

GPs should consider adding a sulfonylurea to existing metforming treatment for type 2 diabetes rather than switching to sulfonylurea monotherapy.

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Patients told they need GP firearms sign-off after police updates guidanceSubscription

18 Jul 2018 By

Patients wanting to own a firearm will have to get GP sign-off first, under new guidance from Kent Police.

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Government advisory body backs extension of HPV jab to teenage boysSubscription

18 Jul 2018

The Government's scientific advisory committee has recommended that it extends human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to teenage boys to prevent related cancers.

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