Dr Wan-Ley Yeung, GP Clinical Lead for the SPCT Inclusion Service, analyses how primary care services can become more accessible for marginal groups
While recognising the scope of primary care networks (PCNs) within the current integrated landscape of health and social care, Primary Care Journal (PCJ) hosted a virtual forum to draw out the viewpoint of general practice and its role at the heart of these emerging frameworks.
The London General Practice have partnered with Careology to launch ‘Careology Connect’ to its patients and wider public.
Across the healthcare sector, technological advancement and changes are being put in place almost overnight due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Newly released figures from NHS Digital reveal exactly how much dental activity has dropped because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Providing dental and oral healthcare to homeless and other marginalised groups requires rethinking the way services engage with patients, writes Dr Ben Atkins, President of the Oral Health Foundation. There are many approaches to overcome these barriers and improve outcomes.
The Association of Dental Groups has responded to the latest NHS Dental Statistics for England 2019-2020, showing that the number of dentists with NHS activity in England went up slightly - from 24,545 in 2018/19 to 24,684 in 2019/20.
The 'gut feelings' of GPs could be more useful than official guidelines in identifying potential serious diagnoses, including cancer, new research published in the British Journal of General Practice suggests.
The Association of Dental Groups (ADG) has launched a national campaign calling on ministers to take urgent action to deal with the growing crisis in access to dentistry.
Sanjeev Panesar, a National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Board Member who runs Pan Healthcare in the West Midlands, outlines the importance of trusted relationships between community pharmacy and wider healthcare services to build back after Covid.
In the latest National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline on the treatment of chronic pain, General practitioners (GP) are told not to prescribe opioids and other medicines like paracetamol to patients due to them being potentially harmful and addictive.
One-third of adults in deprived areas of England have tooth decay. That was the key finding of the Public Health England oral health survey of those attending dental practices published this June, writes Neil Carmichael, Chair of the Association of Dental Groups
A new study of 47 GP trainees in their second and third years in Coventry and Warwickshire shows a high level of burnout.
A new survey finds the GPS are concerned over their ability to deliver the Governments flu vaccine programme.
The Government have announced the most comprehensive flu vaccination programme in the UK’s history, with more than thirty million people to be vaccinated this winter.