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Despite A Growing Appetite, Buffet-Style Flat-Fee Clinics Shutter In Seattle

Despite A Growing Appetite, Buffet-Style Flat-Fee Clinics Shutter In Seattle

In recent years, a small but growing number of practices embraced a buffet approach to primary care, offering patients unlimited services for a modest flat fee instead of billing them a la carte for every office visit and test. 1,042 more words

Black and minority ethnic involvement in health research: Veena Parmar

Veena Parmar has been providing a patient/public perspective for NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC student Shoba Dawson’s PhD project about barriers to involvement in research among BME (black and minority ethnic) groups.   428 more words

Primary Care

A Patient Partnering Perspective From the London Tower Fire

A general practitioner from the neighborhood near the tower, Ahmed Kazmi, wrote this on the British Medical Journal Blog to describe his visit to an already well-staffed community center: 236 more words

Partnering Team

A changing climate for GPs

Many of us will have heard GPs talking about their almost unmanageable workload.  Even more of us will have noticed just how hard it can be to get a GP appointment when we need one.  673 more words

BMA

There's a Hypocrite in All of Us

I will admit that for the last ten years or so, I have been a bit of a hypocrite.

A few days ago I made my first primary care provider (PCP) appointment since saying goodbye to my pediatrician at 18 (I just turned thirty). 1,061 more words

Mental health in primary care

This event hosted by The kings Fund in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists and NHS Clinical Commissioners showcased some of the best practice taking place across England in integrating mental health and primary care, demonstrating the benefits for both the mental health and primary care workforce and providing more joined-up and holistic care for patients and service users. 7 more words

Mental Health

The Silent Crisis: Men's Mental Health

Men’s mental health has often been described as a silent crisis.  Men across the country are experiencing high rates of depression, anxiety and substance abuse; while often not seeking any form of treatment or advice. 495 more words

Primary Care