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Weekend read: The value of the Doctor-Patient relationship

“Tryng to put a value on the doctor-patient relationship” – by Km Tingley in the New York Times (16 May, 2018).

This long yet engrossing read offers a heartwarming perspective on how a sustained relationship between the patient and his/her primary care doctor can enhance healthcare for the patient and reduce costs to the overall healthcare system. 122 more words

Health

World Family Doctor Day 2018 on 19 May

World Family Doctor Day was first declared by the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) in 2010. This year’s theme is: “Family doctors – leading the way to better health”. 114 more words

Health

Volunteer Opportunity: Operation Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

The annual Operation Stand Down event for homeless veterans is occurring June 28th – July 1st in downtown San Diego and they need more physicians to staff the medical tent. 70 more words

Primary Care

National Audit on NHS England primary care support services

The National Audit Office have reported on NHS England’s management of the primary care support services contract with Capita. NHS England have a contract with Capita Business Services Ltd (Capita) to deliver primary care support services. 41 more words

Workforce And Organisation Of Care

Ecuador Impact Trip: The Power of Strategic Partnerships

The following entry was written by 2018 Impact Trip team member, Pat Shepherd. She is an Administrative Director at Sutter Health and leads Sutter’s Supply Chain Services for their Bay Area Operating Unit. 501 more words

Ecuador