How seeing the same GP helps your health7 March 2014Patients are more likely to raise a health problem with a doctor they’ve seen over time and have built-up a relationship with, new research has revealed. The insight comes as an increasing number of patients struggle to see the same GP.
Working pressures increase children attending nursery with respiratory tract infections6 March 2014Working parents are often caught between the needs of their sick child and their job, which can lead to continued day care use even when their child is ill. New research has found children going to nursery when they are unwell with respiratory tract infections (RTIs) may be an important factor in the spread of these illnesses in the community.
Report reveals cancer drug divide4 March 2014Patients suffering from cancer in England are up to seven times more likely to be prescribed expensive cancer drugs than fellow sufferers in Wales, a new study assessing the impact of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) has revealed.
Latest scientific research in primary health care showcased3 March 2014Health experts from across the South West will gather in Bristol this week for the South West Society for Academic Primary Care (SW SAPC) meeting. The conference, which runs on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 March, is hosted this year by the Centre for Academic Primary Care at the University of Bristol.
3D study to improve care for patients 3 March 2014A nationwide £1.78 million study to improve the quality of life for patients suffering with multiple long-term health conditions begins today [3 March].