One of the most important ways the UK can assist in a global recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is, firstly, to improve its domestic response by freeing up capacity and the supply of vaccines. Professor James Kingsland reflects on what the UK can do to support the world emerging from the pandemic.
The Association of Dental Groups (ADG) has welcomed the publication of Public Health England’s report on “Oral health inequalities in England”. The report reveals stark variations between regions in oral health and highlights a clear “north/south” divide.
London South Bank University (LSBU), Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Modality Partnership have launched the first ‘new to partnership’ GP leadership programme to provide primary care leaders with the knowledge and skills they need lead at executive level.
Gianpiero Celino, Clinical Director, Cegedim Healthcare Solutions, outlines a vision for the future of digital healthcare building on the huge progress the NHS made during 2020.
Dr Martin Skipper, Head of Policy for the LDC Confederation highlights major discrepancies in the Government’s strategy for NHS dentistry during the pandemic.
As Primary Care Networks take a greater role within the NHS, medical and business leaders must focus on practical considerations for organisational structure and development. This was the purpose of a recent webinar which brought together system leaders from across the sector.
A new national programme has been launched to work closely with a series of pilot sites, using population health approaches and multidisciplinary partnerships, to identify and tackle local health inequality challenges.
Dr Wan-Ley Yeung, GP Clinical Lead for the SPCT Inclusion Service, analyses how primary care services can become more accessible for marginal groups
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.
As the transition away from face-to-face contact within healthcare to online services becomes more common, LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor, in partnership with NHS trusts and Preventx, will begin providing online sexual health services.