Monthly Archive: September 2017

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Is investment in GP services increasing?

Beccy Baird writing at the Kings Fund: Last year we published a report highlighting the crisis in general practice. There are strong signs that general practice continues to be under increasing strain, including a rise in...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Why is medical translation so important?

Since we are twice as much on Earth as we were half a century ago, life expectancy has increased, and we humans continue to overstep the laws of nature. In spite of it all, we...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

No prescriptions for over the counter medicine

Many GPs will no longer prescribe painkillers, antihistamines or common antibiotics A number of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are banning GPs from prescribing anything that can be bought over the counter. Common treatments, such as...