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What TIME should I take my BP meds Doc?

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Dr Rob Walker
5th January 2023

We’re all used to the flurry of questions that come after we start people on a new medication. You’re eyeing up the clock (running late…again), and about to say your farewells when the inquisition starts...

Where did 2022 go and other medical mysteries

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NB Medical
29th December 2022

What a year. Flown by in a blur of telephone triage, moaning media, war, inflation and civil unrest. Many of us will be pleased to see the back of 2022 but it’s gone so fast I’m left with some important...

A Fortunate Woman

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Dr Simon Curtis
20th December 2022

‘It was not that she was out of the ordinary’  writes Polly Morland near the start of her compelling and beautifully written book A Fortunate Woman, ‘Put simply, she is a doctor who knows her patients....

Is FIT fit for purpose? 

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Dr Nick Jones
15th December 2022

I think it is fair to say that the recent NHS England letter to practices advising on the role of Faecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) in the assessment of people with suspected colorectal cancer has not...

Invasive Group A Strep – A Keeping it Simple Update

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Drs Laura Darby & Simon Curtis
7th December 2022

 With terrifying headlines reporting children dying from (iGAS)  invasive Group A streptococcus it’s no surprise that parents are alarmed. A quick scrawl through the BBC news site reveals a series of articles...

Suspected OA Hip: is an X-Ray a useful investigation?

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Dr Laura Darby
1st December 2022

Morning clinic brings Stan, a 48 yr old man with hip pain. ‘Doc I’ve got a dodgy hip. It’s been playing me up on and off for months. Can I have an Xray?’ Your history and examination suggest Stan has osteoarthritis...

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