Tag: Euan Lawson

Writing for the BJGP – Beyond Research

Euan Lawson is the Deputy Editor of the BJGP. One of the aspects of the BJGP that has always been appreciated by readers is that we publish a lot of writing about primary care and the profession that goes beyond research. In the BJGP we have editorials and we have more traditional medical education articles such as those featured in Clinical Intelligence. We have Debate & Analysis pieces but we also accept more personal writing that covers the experience of primary care. We also publish articles on everything beyond the consulting room and we have always reached into areas...

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World Down Syndrome Day – improving primary care for everyone

World Down Syndrome Day is a celebration of some remarkable people and their families. They happen to be born with an extra chromosome. BJGP Open has published a paper on the management of long-term conditions for adults with intelllectual disability. It was a mixed methods systematic review from Hanlon and colleagues in Glasgow. It makes for sobering reading.

The BJGP Open paper

Today, BJGP Open published a paper on the management of long-term conditions for adults with intelllectual disability. It was a mixed methods systematic review from Hanlon and colleagues in Glasgow. It makes for sobering reading.

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Review: The Possibilities are Endless

Euan Lawson (@euan_lawson) is the Deputy Editor, BJGP. In 2005, Edywn Collins had a brain haemorrhage. There’s no gentle intro to this film; it is immersive as we are plunged into a fragmentary sequence of memories, images and sounds. There’s footage of Helmsdale, the hills and the beaches where Edwyn and his family spend their time, and childhood memories collide with adulthood. Edwyn offers broken commentary, his voice hesistant, frequently stuck and unintelligible. Grace, his wife, speaks to Edwyn, and we can feel her at the bedside comforting him. It’s claustrophobic, frightening and frustrating. It’s also mesmerising and quietly horrific as...

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The BJGP Blog

Euan Lawson (@euan_lawson) is the Deputy Editor, BJGP. Welcome to the BJGP Blog. The aim, as the tagline suggests, is to bring opinion to all facets of general practice and primary care. The BJGP is an academic journal; we publish research papers and we hope they influence policy and care. The BJGP Blog is something we want to do to add value to our output. There are dozens of potential ways journals may have influence: via the patient and the clinician as they come to decisions about the best care for that individual; commissioners facing choices about the future services in...

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