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CCG blocks GP at Hand’s request to expand to Birmingham over safety concerns

British Medical Journal - Vie, 13/07/2018 - 17:51
Clinical commissioners have rejected a request from the service GP at Hand to subcontract its digital service from its London base to a site in Birmingham because of concerns over patient...

Challenge Trump on women’s health during UK visit, doctors urge May

British Medical Journal - Vie, 13/07/2018 - 17:41
Doctors have urged the prime minister to discuss access to sexual and reproductive healthcare with the US president during his visit to the UK.Donald Trump arrived in the UK on 12 July ahead of talks...

Doctors and vets working together for antibiotic stewardship

British Medical Journal - Vie, 13/07/2018 - 17:10
In July 2014, David Cameron, then prime minister, commissioned economist Jim O’Neill to analyse the global problem of rising antimicrobial resistance and recommend how to tackle it. O’Neill...

Healthcare outcomes and quality in the NHS: how do we compare and how might the NHS improve?

British Medical Journal - Vie, 13/07/2018 - 16:10
Health outcomes in the United Kingdom have improved substantially since the NHS was established in 1948.1 For example, average life expectancy has increased by around 12 years from 68 to 80 years;...

Communicating, consulting, and caring differently

British Medical Journal - Vie, 13/07/2018 - 15:55
Richards exhorts us, with passion, to work differently, for poorly served patients and overburdened staff.1 We need new approaches to healthcare interactions.We see such systems having several key...

Canadian government ordered to release unpublished Tamiflu data in landmark ruling

British Medical Journal - Vie, 13/07/2018 - 15:05
The Canadian government has been instructed to release unpublished clinical trial data relating to Tamiflu, Relenza, and three human papillomavirus vaccines immediately, in a landmark ruling hailed...

Impact of 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines on prevalence of hypertension and eligibility for antihypertensive treatment in United States and China: nationally representative cross sectional study

British Medical Journal - Jue, 12/07/2018 - 00:35
AbstractObjectiveTo examine the effect of the 2017 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) hypertension guidelines on the prevalence of hypertension and eligibility for...

Risks of ovarian, breast, and corpus uteri cancer in women treated with assisted reproductive technology in Great Britain, 1991-2010: data linkage study including 2.2 million person years of observation

British Medical Journal - Jue, 12/07/2018 - 00:35
AbstractObjectiveTo investigate the risks of ovarian, breast, and corpus uteri cancer in women who have had assisted reproduction.DesignLarge, population based, data linkage cohort study.Setting and...

Test for Mycoplasma genitalium or risk it becoming a superbug, doctors warn

British Medical Journal - Mié, 11/07/2018 - 17:30
Sexual health experts have warned that the sexually transmitted infection Mycoplasma genitalium could become a “superbug”—resistant to first and second line antibiotics—if new guidelines are not...

Julian Tudor Hart: visionary general practitioner who introduced the concept of the “inverse care law”

British Medical Journal - Mié, 11/07/2018 - 17:05
bmj;362/jul11_7/k3052/FAF1faCredit: Ben Tudor HartIn 1971 a GP from a Welsh mining village submitted a paper to the Lancet. More than 45 years later doctors, researchers, and politicians still quote...

Tackling loneliness with a well stocked community

British Medical Journal - Mié, 11/07/2018 - 13:15
The Royal College of General Practitioners’ action plan on tackling loneliness is a positive move.12 It advocates for public campaigns on loneliness and for professional development resources. It...

Mary Dixon-Woods: Patient safety workaholic

British Medical Journal - Mié, 11/07/2018 - 11:05
bmj;362/jul11_3/k2744/FAF1faDuncan SmithBiographyMary Dixon-Woods is RAND professor of health services research at the University of Cambridge. Inspired to aim high by her secondary school in...

Child carriers of antibiotic warning

British Medical Journal - Mar, 10/07/2018 - 19:05
bmj;362/jul10_17/k3038/FAF1faRobin HileySchoolchildren across the UK are being encouraged to take up the fight against antibiotic misuse through the medium of song.“This is amazing” is how one 9 year...

Jeremy Hunt: Farewell to the great survivor

British Medical Journal - Mar, 10/07/2018 - 17:30
So it turns out health wasn’t his “last big job in politics” after all.1Five years, 10 months, and five days since being appointed to lead the Department of Health for England,2 Jeremy Hunt finally...

Sixty seconds on . . . exercise

British Medical Journal - Mar, 10/07/2018 - 17:20
Are you fit?Yes. 10 000 steps a day, religiously. I always get off the bus a stop early on the way to work, and I walk to the pub when I’m catching up with my mates to make sure I hit the target.Are...

Who is Matt Hancock, England’s new health secretary?

British Medical Journal - Mar, 10/07/2018 - 17:20
Matt Hancock, the new secretary of state for health and social care for England, believes that political progress depends on focusing on “the big questions” and not being “drawn down rabbit...

How to use FDA drug approval documents for evidence syntheses

British Medical Journal - Mar, 10/07/2018 - 13:05
Summary boxThere is compelling evidence that published trial information is selectively reported and that results not showing favourable effects of the tested treatments often remain...

Trying to heal the scars left by the war in Bosnia

British Medical Journal - Mar, 10/07/2018 - 13:05
Ilijaz Pilav was a doctor in the mining town of Srebrenica, close to the Serbian border, when Serb forces encircled the largely Muslim population in 1992. Like many Bosnian towns it is surrounded by...

Highlights for July 10, 2018

JAMA - Mar, 10/07/2018 - 02:00

NIH Helping to End Addiction Over the Long-term Initiative

JAMA - Mar, 10/07/2018 - 02:00
This Viewpoint discusses the National Institutes of Health’s Helping to End Addiction Long-term, an interdisciplinary program aimed at advancing addiction and pain research in the United States.
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