Blog | NB Medical
 
NO
PHARMACEUTICAL INFLUENCE
NO PHARMACEUTICAL INFLUENCE

Anal incontinence following birth injury- are we asking the right questions?

Anal incontinence following birth injury- are we asking the right questions? image
Dr Laura Darby
24th July 2024

Sarah attends for the 8 week check with her baby, Alfie. You go out to the waiting room to call her, and there’s no answer. Another patient in the waiting room points to the toilet- ‘I think they’ve gone...

Sexually transmitted enteric infections – flushing out the facts.

Sexually transmitted enteric infections – flushing out the facts.  image
Dr Rachel Brettell
15th July 2024

Every year on the urgent care course there are a couple of topics that really get our delegates thinking– those ‘unknown unknowns’ that are both a bit surprising and slightly scary (when you think about...

Asthma attacks- a chance to intervene

Asthma attacks- a chance to intervene image
Dr Laura Darby
8th July 2024

Asthma is a common condition affecting children and adults across the UK, responsible for 2-3% of primary care consultations. Whilst we will all be familiar with managing patients with asthma, fewer of...

Too Much Talking: why less in consultations may be more

Too Much Talking: why less in consultations may be more image
Dr Neal Tucker
26th June 2024

I talk to much in consultations. Frequently I hear myself explaining to the patient: “well, that was a lot of me talking… any questions?” Inevitably there is, more often than not: “Can you just remind...

Responding with compassion - A GP’s Guide to Assisted Dying Requests

Responding with compassion - A GP’s Guide to Assisted Dying Requests image
Dr Rachel Brettell
19th June 2024

There are numerous strongly held positions on physician- assisted dying. Many feel passionately on one side or other of the debate, with compelling and often highly personal reasons to support their views....

Private prescribing for obesity drugs are on the rise - What do we need to be aware of?

Private prescribing for obesity drugs are on the rise - What do we need to be aware of? image
Dr Stephanie De Giorgio
12th June 2024

We have entered a new era of effective medical management of obesity. The press and medical literature are full of stories about the current medications that are available. Semaglutide, which is available...

NB Blogs By Date