GPs

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Heaven on earth is not without its sorrows | Brief letters
Brief letters: Loneliness | GPs | Letters | Gorillas | Church of England

Letters

11, Apr, 2021 @3:47 PM

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AstraZeneca jab worry may play into hands of anti-vaxxers, says senior Tory
Iain Duncan Smith, former leader, and another MP, warn of eroded confidence in vaccine plan

Denis Campbell and Aubrey Allegretti

07, Apr, 2021 @7:14 PM

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Chronic pain sufferers should take exercise, not analgesics, says Nice
Medicines watchdog recommends physical and psychological therapies when treating pain with no known cause

Denis Campbell

06, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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GPs prefer to see patients face to face, says UK family doctors' leader
Remote consultations feel like working ‘in a call centre’ and risk missing signs of illness

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

28, Mar, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Covid vaccine shortfalls leaving Australia's private health workers at risk, AMA warns
Governments urged to prioritise doctors and staff as access and booking issues affect health workers

Melissa Davey

27, Mar, 2021 @4:48 AM

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My patients have so many questions about Australia's Covid vaccine rollout. Often I don’t have an answer | Richard Nguyen
As a GP I mostly hear through the grapevine how it will play out. This is at best poor execution and at worst a worrying lack of planning

Richard Nguyen

18, Mar, 2021 @1:16 AM

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Scientists question NHS algorithm as young people called in for jab
Apparent inconsistencies in QCovid risk prediction tool wrongly identifying some patients as high risk

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

09, Mar, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Why GPs may feel forced to go private | Letter
Letter: Sole practitioner status brings with it a huge amount of stress and the potential for severe financial losses, writes Dr Paul King – it is no wonder some GPs will opt for private operators

Letters

28, Feb, 2021 @5:09 PM

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NHS GP practice operator with 500,000 patients passes into hands of US health insurer
Merger with Centene Corp covers 500,000 patients fuelling calls for inquiry into ‘NHS privatisation by stealth’

Julia Kollewe

26, Feb, 2021 @2:31 PM

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Showing a flair for flares down the ages | Brief letters
Brief letters: Valuing GPs | Flares | Zoom calls | Oxymorons | House of Lords

Letters

23, Feb, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Robert Blomfield obituary
Other lives: Family doctor and acclaimed photographer known for his striking street photography

Johnny Blomfield

22, Feb, 2021 @11:23 AM

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Why are GPs so persistently undervalued?
Letters: They are specialists – in general practice – and provide unlimited care for an average of just £155 per patient per year, writes Dr Peter Thomson

Letters

18, Feb, 2021 @4:47 PM

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