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My practice, Oxford Terrace and Rawling Road Medical Group, is situated in Central Gateshead. We support a population of about 15,200 patients in a community that is predominantly deprived, with high ...

Just the same as being a Practice Manager but bigger – right? Undoubtedly, the skills associated with practice management remain critical following a merger between surgeries. The accounts still nee...

Pamela Sturges, a second year medical student from Keele, explains how she views GP as a potential career choice. Becoming a medical student in itself is a great challenge. Getting the highest grades...

I am an independent prescribing pharmacist working in a GP surgery. I am involved in a wide range of tasks, continuously working on improving the management of our daily workload. My typical day con...

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  • Pamela Sturges, a second year medical student from Keele, explains how she views GP as a potential career choice. Becoming a medical student in itself is a great challenge. Getting the highest grades,...

  • Sure, job satisfaction isn’t always about what you get. I’m certainly not a GP for the money, working in an inner city practice which earns 2/3 of the average for my area. We don’t have to worry about...

  • This is the story of a GP registrar (Lauren), her trainer (Bill), and their quality improvement project for general practice. Most registrars pick an audit for their quality improvement work, but Laur...

  • At a careers event, I was once asked what my most satisfying case was from my time in GP. Several sprang to mind: a few “clever” diagnoses, people I’d helped through depression, patients, and families...

  • I had a bit of an epiphany recently. In fact, let us call it a rejuvenating time in my career. One of my patients had come to the front desk asking for help. He was desperate. He said his wife was ver...

  • Hello everyone, my name is James and this is hopefully the first of many blog posts about my experience as a recently qualified GP.  I gained my CCT in December 2016 and I was fortunate enough to rece...

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  • My practice, Oxford Terrace and Rawling Road Medical Group, is situated in Central Gateshead. We support a population of about 15,200 patients in a community that is predominantly deprived, with high ...

  • “Doctor, look – I managed to keep the weight off!” beamed Mr O, as he patted his trim waist and stepped onto the scales. I smiled in anticipation, genuinely warmed by his excitement. When I firs...

  • This week we share some innovative ideas that helped Sheinaz Stansfield and her practice, Oxford Terrace and Rawling Road Medical Group, improve dementia care through care navigation and social prescr...

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