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Launch of guidance booklet

The Health and Social Care Board have launched a new guidance booklet for GPs and their staff, ‘Best Practice Guidance: Creating accessible primary care services for people with sensory loss’ on how to put in place practical solutions to ensure people using the surgery, who have a hearing loss or a sight loss, can receive equal access to care. 8 more words

Issue 01 (Winter 2014)

Medicine and Depression Part 2

I haven’t posted in about two months and those were two crazy months. I will give you the short version first in no particular order. 558 more words

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Ideas from Germantown Primary Care Associates on creating a personal wellness program

Germantown Primary Care Associates can help with creating a personal wellness program

The primary challenge to creating a personal wellness program may be not knowing where to start.  235 more words

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The Changing Role of Primary Care Providers - PopHealth Week's Focus in July

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The role of Primary Care Providers is changing and much of this is for the better. With the Triple Aim… 365 more words

Does informatics enable or inhibit the delivery of patient-centred, coordinated, and quality-assured care: a delphi study

This study was published in the IMIS Yearbook 2015 (PDF).

Liyanage H, Correa A, Liaw ST, Kuziemsky C, Terry AL, de Lusignan S. Does Informatics Enable or Inhibit the Delivery of Patient-centred, Coordinated, and Quality-assured Care: a Delphi Study. 274 more words

Journal Article

Early specialist care for diabetes

Source: Diabetic Medicine 

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Date of publication: 25 Jun 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: People recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, who have other serious chronic health issues, have less heart disease and lower death rates if they see an endocrinologist within one year of diagnosis, new research suggests. 29 more words

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When to see a doctor if you have shortness of breath

When to see a doctor if you are experiencing shortness of breath

If you are experiencing shortness of breath and it is accompanied by fainting, chest pain or nausea, seek medical attention right away since these may be signs of a pulmonary embolism or a heart attack.   210 more words

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