News tagged with general practices
Leicester researchers believe a new health MOT-style programme for over-40s is likely to uncover more diabetes, kidney or heart patients than expected.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has found that Spanish nurses trained specifically to resolve acute health problems of low complexity provide care of comparable quality to that of general practitioners. Published early online in the Journal of ...
Health Mar 21, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Younger doctors are more likely than older generations to train and work in the same region as their home before entering medical school. New research published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine investigating the ge ...
Other Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new computer tool to help reduce the risk of commonly made drug prescribing errors has been launched by a primary care research team and the PRIMIS business unit at The University of Nottingham.
Health Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new weight-loss programme available on the NHS for severely-obese individuals offers a safer, more cost-effective remedy than gastric surgery, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Among most women in Pakistan, there is limited awareness of breast cancer occurrence, detection, and screening practices, or the importance of self-breast exams and clinical breast exams, according to a study in the August ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More patients aged 75 and over should be prescribed drugs to help lower their risk of cardiovascular disease, a study published today in the British Medical Journal suggests.
Cardiology Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research led by the University of Leicester concludes that people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes need ongoing advice from GPs sustained over a number of years rather than a one-off session when they are first diagnosed.
Diabetes Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Medication errors are common in primary care but the number of mistakes could be reduced significantly if GPs introduced an in-house pharmacist-led intervention scheme.
Medications Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new formula that can predict future health costs more accurately than previous models could help guide commissioning budgets for general practices under the government's new Health Bill, finds a study published on British Me ...
Health Nov 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study led by the University of Leicester has concluded that being able to see the GP of your choice in a doctor's surgery helps to reduce emergency hospital admissions.
Health May 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0