It’s hard to understand the actions of a leadership that attacks doctors and nurses at the peak of a pandemic, but that is what is happening in Myanmar …Read More
Author: BJGP Life
Professor Stewart Mercer talks about how the implementation of social prescribing via a link worker programme has worked in Deep End practices in Glasgow and offers his expert thoughts on the evidence base in this area, the inverse care law and addressing the social determinants of health.Read More
“We wouldn’t let a dog suffer like this “: What can doctors learn from veterinarians’ experience of carrying out euthanasia in companion animals?
As euthanasia is an uncomplicated and humane way of disposing of a sick animal, why should it not be available as a treatment option for human patients who are suffering? A vet and a doctor working in palliative medicine discuss a little considered aspect of the debate.Read More
“Long Covid” presents as a constellation of symptoms that are debilitating, persistent and unexplained, often limiting patients’ day-to-day activities. David Thompson and his colleagues describe a novel approach – the Optimal Health Programme – which they are now trialing for this condition.Read More
This study gives insights into how GPs document safety-netting advice and how it compares to what actually happened in the consultation.Read More