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Conservative plans to divert ring-fenced public health funds to deprived areas must be driven by hard evidence, and not just because they are 'politically tasty', the chair of the RCGP has warned.
06 January 2010
Smoking cessation dramatically increases the risk of developing diabetes in the first three years after quitting, a US study has found.
GPs should actively screen patients taking statins in order to pick up symptoms of myotoxicity, say primary care researchers.
Our roundup of news headlines on Wednesday 6 January 2010
The Government has released a list of 40 drugs that are set to be automatically switched to generic versions by pharmacists - even when branded drugs are indicated by a GP on the prescription.
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A group of GPs are to become medical directors of their local hospital trust in a groundbreaking move designed to create better integration between primary and secondary care.
05 January 2010
A new survey has found over 70% of GPs believe meditation techniques recommended by NICE could help patients with mental health problems, but only 1 in 5 are actually able to do so.
Our roundup of news headlines on Tuesday 5 January 2010.
The Department of Health has promised to provide GPs with a simple computer-based tool to help them spot patients with early cancer symptoms.