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GAIN-D: Supporting More Ambitious Diabetes Care

GAIN-D is back, by popular demand from GPs and practice nurses!

GAIN-D stands for “Getting Ambitious IN Diabetes care” and was created by Dr Pete Davies in 2007.   369 more words


Geriatric medicine in New Zealand: the patients

In the first part of this two-part blog, Vicky Henstridge looks at the patients she’s cared for since moving from the UK to New Zealand. 591 more words

Acute Care

Local is Where Health Care Transformation Lives

“You’ll go two blocks for primary care, twelve blocks for specialty care, and a hundred miles for a total head transplant.” –  Ian Morrison

We must transform health care in the United States. 658 more words


When was the last time a primary care physician was invited to a patient’s wedding? Stick to the fundamentals. That’s how IBM and Hilton were built. Good things, sometimes, take time.


Individual physicians and some medical groups like Qliance and Iora Health realize that value is not created by activity but by freeing those on the front lines to innovate and form as strong a relationship as possible with patients. 1,255 more words


What no waiting times! NHSE 5 Year Plan - Localism, Challenge and Culture Change?

I am surprised to be writing this – but the NHS England 5 Year Forward View  is rather hopeful - there is no reference to waiting times in the whole report! 833 more words

Health Inequalities