Neither patients nor GPs are stopping antidepressants A randomised cluster trial shows how challenging it is to stop antidepressants. Patients and GPs are apprehensive even when prescribing falls outside of guidelines. Using a ‘telephone first’ approach may increase the total time GPs spend consulting A system where all...

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 need doing, the CQRS (Calculating Quality Reporting Service) battle is ever the same, pressures driven from patients,...

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, in addition to finding the best possible work experience and volunteer work, all for...