GP news 

Vague symptoms - could they be cancer?

26 July, 2017

Not all symptoms that patients present to GPs are straightforward. For patients with vague but concerning symptoms such as abdominal pain, weight loss or painless jaundice, it can be difficult to refer them to the most appropriate tests quickly.

Medical director for the medicine board

26 July, 2017

Dr Charles House has been appointed medical director for the medicine board following a selection process attracting a very strong field of applicants.

GP survey 2016: the results and actions

26 July, 2017

UCLH has undertaken its annual GP survey, which this year consisted of three questions answered by 111 GPs. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback.

Eligibility checks pilot

26 July, 2017

We are now asking all patients attending their first appointment in two pilot clinics to provide two forms of identification.

GP practices invited to participate in qFIT study

26 July, 2017

Earlier diagnosis of colorectal cancer is a key programme within UCLH Cancer Collaborative (part of the national Cancer Vanguard).

Severe asthma service transferring to Barts

26 July, 2017

The severe asthma service will transfer to Barts Health at the end of August this year.

Camden Integrated Musculoskeletal Service

26 July, 2017

Following the launch of the Camden Integrated Musculoskeletal Service (CIMS) on 1st April 2017, we have been working to develop a new process that will meet the needs of patients and GPs.

An official seal of approval

27 March, 2017

The board of directors at UCLH and Whittington Health have given their long history of working together an official seal of approval.

Helping people who are homeless into GP practices

27 March, 2017

People who are experiencing homelessness often find it difficult to register with GP practices and practices do not always understand their needs.

Urgent malaria testing

27 March, 2017

Suspected malaria is a medical emergency and requires prompt examination of thick and thin blood films.

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