Nada Khan asks how can we tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity in practice, offering some solid tips for practice
Richard Armitage uses the inverse care law to discuss the health inequalities affecting Ukrainian civilians who have been unable to flee the country.
Richard Armitage is usually a GP in Nottingham but is currently providing primary care to internally displaced people in the east of Ukraine. He discusses issues for primary care in the region.
It’s our ‘final warning’; the world is failing to limit the impacts of climate change and primary care can help. Nada Khan highlights resources, aided by our planetary primary care column.
The Nationality and Borders Bill has the potential to further jeopardise the health and wellbeing of migrants and asylum seekers in the UK. Hannah Fox and Durga Sivasathiaseelan from Doctors of the World outline why it is essential such a Bill should
It is 50 years since The Lancet published Julian Tudor Hart’s seminal paper describing the inverse care law. Stewart Mercer and colleagues report on the Scottish Deep End Group's half day online conference.
The Kieran Sweeney Prize is awarded each year by the Tamar Faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners. This year's title: “What does the future hold for the relationship between a patient and their GP in the UK?”
BJGP Life is putting out a call for articles on the theme of “General Practice after Covid-19“. We will be accepting articles on this theme over the rest of this month. It is time to build our future. We, and your colleagues, are waiting
BJGP Life is putting out a call for articles on the theme of "General Practice after Covid-19". BJGP Life will be accepting articles on this theme over the rest of this month. Do join in!
Community palliative care delivery is changing dramatically in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. But what of the unintended consequences of such rapid change? Ben Bowers and his co-authors examine key issues.
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The reputation of general practice, once seen as the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the NHS, is under threat. James Hibberd looks at the evidence.
David Jeffrey is a palliative care doctor and member of the Advisory Council of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. Churchill Fellowships are awarded by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) to enable UK citizens to explore innovative ideas abroad and return with
Applications are open… Applications are currently open for two of the RCGP research awards: Research Paper of the Year Award 2018, and Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher 2018. Since 1996, the annual Research Paper of the Year Award has
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
These are the top 10 most read research articles based on full text downloads from bjgp.org in 2016. 1. Overdiagnosis of asthma in children in primary care: a retrospective analysis. http://bjgp.org/content/66/644/e152 Overdiagnosis of childhood asthma is common in primary care, leading to unnecessary
There’s still time to apply to become a Member of the Editorial Board at the BJGP. Closing date for applications is 14th August 2015. More details are available here.
.@BJGPjournal running a Student Writing Competition – you can win opportunity to have work published & an internship http://t.co/yudpM4VZMV — RCGP (@rcgp) November 7, 2014 We have a competition for students to write an article suitable for the ‘Out of Hours’ section
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