GP

Seeing the same GP ‘means fewer wasted trips to hospital’

Older patients are less likely to be readmitted to hospital if they routinely see the same GP, according to research…

My plight in Poland: why it’s best not to fall ill in the EU

After one length of the hotel pool I realised I’d forgotten my earplugs. I got out, but it was already…

As a GP I know my terrible illness is just a cold. That doesn’t make it easier

I am a GP. I know a fair bit about colds. I have uttered the famous words ‘This seems to…

Every NHS service now has an online score — but you are better off ignoring it

How does your GP surgery compare? In this age of information, any patient can readily go the nhs.uk website to…

Medical researchers lobby for the right to share your data

Over 60 organisations are calling for the European Parliament to relax its data protection laws and allow medical researchers to…