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SSRIs Advocated by Dr Clarissa Fabre. She says: 'SSRIs have been wonder drugs. They've transformed patients' lives and transformed my practice.'

Chronic disease management Advocated by Dr Hilary Pinnock. She says: 'The demands of providing care for long term conditions has revolutionised general practice over the past 15 years and that revolution has not finished yet.'

Practice-based commissioning Advocated by Dr James Kingsland. He says: 'In my time in general practice, practice-based commissioning is one of the most significant policies to alter how we deliver primary care services.'

Statins Advocated by Dr Kathryn Griffith. She says: 'Large numbers of patients take these drugs and tolerate them well, with very few side effects, and since the reduction in the price of Simvastatin many more people will benefit.'

The new GMS contract Advocated by Dr Laurence Buckman. He says: 'It's a contract that means there are limits to what we can be forced to do and no limits on what we can do with patients.'

The Internet Advocated by Dr Malcolm Kendrick. He says: 'It's useful for your practise, it's useful for patients, it's useful for research and I can't think of anything that can really compare in terms of its impact.'

Healthy living centres Advocated by Dr Sam Everington. He says: 'The expectation more and more is that we will be able to solve any problems that patients come up with. In the healthy living centre model, there are lots of people who can deliver that care for patients.'

Skillmix Advocated by Dr Simon Fradd. He says: 'I really don't think we can go on meeting the public's demands if we insist on doing everything ourselves.'

The quality and outcomes framework Advocated by Dr Tony Snell. He says: 'The profession will be able to use the QOF to demonstrate the high quality of care it is providing in the community, which can then be shown to the public, the Government and the hospital sector.'

General practice as a specialism Advocated by Professor David Haslam. He says: 'I genuinely believe we are living through the end of the 'just a GP' culture.'


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