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  • Given the growing demands for more accessible specialist health services, the P-CNS is increasingly of the view that people with neurological conditions (whether complex or not) need to have the option of being managed in community. Therefore, to acknowledge and reflect the growing importance that is being placed on delivering community services, the P-CNS has taken the decision to rename. So, by the time you get to this year’s Best Practice, the P-CNS will stand for the Primary care and Community Neurology Society. Although we will have a new logo, which you can see here, it looks much the same as the old with the emphasis still being on P-CNS. Look out for our new website which we will be launching very soon. You will be able to access at www.p-cns.org.uk.

  • Best Practice Show Release

    17 Sep 2018 Rachel Webster
    AAH Dispensing Doctors has been providing dedicated support to Practices across the UK for more than 30 years. For all dispensing and supply needs, AAH Dispensing Doctors has the knowledge, experience ...
  • Sarah McNulty, Management Assistant explains previous frustrations with training and how Bridport Medical Centre transformed staff learning by selecting the right digital solution.

  • AliveCor, the portable ECG company, proudly announces the soon to arrive six lead version of its very popular Kardia Mobile device. This new device will add a third sensor on the underside which, when ...
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  • The portability and ease of use of the latest generation of point-of-care ultrasound systems mean that they are increasingly being used outside of the traditional hospital setting, with a number of general practitioners now training to use ultrasound for a wide range of applications. Dr Helen Williams, who divides her time between general practice and the Urgent Care Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich, explained the benefits: "I first became interested in ultrasound in 1999, when I was working in a TOP (termination of pregnancy) clinic and picked up an ectopic pregnancy during a routine dating scan. That case made me realise that ultrasound has so many potential applications, and so I purchased a small portable machine for use in my general practice. I have since used ultrasound in a variety of settings, both in primary care and in hospitals, and currently have a SonoSite Edge® system which travels everywhere with me."

  • SonoSite representatives joined Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) at Audley End House in Essex on the 25th June as the charity celebrated its 20th anniversary and unveiled its rebranded fleet – including the first public appearance of its recently purchased Augusta Westland AW169 helicopter – at an open day attended by 3,000 people. The spacious new helicopter, one of two operated by EHAAT, offers virtually 360 degree patient access and is equipped with highly specialised and advanced life-saving equipment, including point-of-care ultrasound for management of cardiac arrest and advanced life support.

  • South Worcestershire, Redditch and Bromsgrove and Wyre Forest CCGs are rolling out advanced cloud-based VOIP telephone services across the region’s GP surgeries to achieve NHS plans for more efficient ...
  • FUJIFILM SonoSite is pleased to be supporting the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) by supplying point-of-care ultrasound systems for clinic-based and trackside imaging. The compact and highly portable ultrasound systems will provide the BSB medical team with on-site imaging capabilities, to support the first-class care of riders and teams competing in the championship.

  • Are you a busy health care professional looking for high-quality accredited education at a time and place to suit you?

    Or are you seeking affordable, bespoke,  
    up-to-date training to meet the specific needs of a group of staff in your local area?

  • As we age, dietary intake plays such a key role to help inhibit chronic ailments and even disease.

    BUT the over 50s have a problem!

    They are deficient is many micronutrients and even in protein too. Data shows the majority  are not getting all they need from our food alone.

    Prime Fifty is the only Brand dedicated 100% to the nutritional needs of the over 50s and beyond.

     

     

  • New Complex Care division highlights how the UK healthcare system is benefitting from its innovative new services and strong first year growth at the primary care community’s favourite event

  • 1 in 250 of the UK population self-harms, with the highest rates in Europe. Adolescent self-harm is the 'hidden epidemic’ with 1 in 10 young people reporting self-harm in the UK (Truth Hurts Survey, 2006). The most common form of self-harm is cutting and scratching and although it is not always linked to suicidal intent, it is an important factor.

     

  • BD support services

    11 Oct 2017
    In addition to its product range BD provides value-add in the form of regularly updated and comprehensive support and education both to patients and healthcare professionals. Through the education pla ...
  • One of the UK’s leading supplier of Specials, Nova Laboratories, is exhibiting at stand L26 at the Best Practice Conference.
  • A new online market The Locum Market was launched on the 7th September.  It enables locums, GP practices and agencies to request or offer local GP locum jobs quickly, easily and at a lower cost than any other option. This is made possible by specially-developed technology which automates and integrates many of the processes involved, delivering greater operational efficiency, rate transparency* and reduced costs.

  • Slimming World understands that discussing weight with patients can be a tricky conversation to have, and have produced a number of resources for health professionals. Come and visit stand F50 where t ...
  • Are you a GP who is frustrated with their current working conditions or looking to wind down after an amazing career?
     

  • GP Note Solutions for your Practice.

    02 Oct 2017 DataSpace

    DataSpace offer flexible archive and scanning solutions to GPs nationally. DataSpace’s GP Patient Note Management Solution incorporates secure storage of Lloyd George Envelopes and A4 Patient Notes with physical and 'scan on demand’ retrievals.

    Many Practices are faced with challenges including lack of space, lack of time, mergers, security/NHS/CQC Compliance.  GP Note Solutions can help your Practice!

     

  • Turning back the tide against the 'health time bomb’ prediabetes needn’t be a struggle. It can mean feeling fitter than ever and enjoying healthier food from a personal online meal planner. Here one couple describes how getting stuck into the condition meant they got more out of life.

  • The Primary Care Neurology Society is pleased to announce that Dr Andy Dowson, past chair of the Society will be talking at this years Best Practice Show. Dr Dowson who is primary care headache specialist will provide a overview the key red flags when a patient presentat with headache.

  • Cupris has developed an innovative technology that has the potential to radically change the demand profile of ENT services and decrease significant waiting times. Via use of digital otoscopy, combined with innovative and secure software developed by Cupris, a new system of referrals and triage for ENT can be introduced within the CCG or STP areas.

    Cupris has been founded by the NHS through the SBRI Contract, successfully performed a clinical trial with more than 275 patients and launched its otoscope on the market in April 2017. Their are now launching their Remote ENT Referral service. 

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