How can we integrate brief conversations about alcohol reduction into practice? Lessons from an Australian intervention
A look at how musculoskeletal consultations and prescribing changed during the Covid pandemic
Patients and gut feelings, and how to take these into account in the general practice consultation
BJGP podcasts on summer break - and a pitch for the BJGP Research Conference
BJGP podcasts on summer break - and a pitch for the BJGP Research Conference
It’s not all about the money – exploring the motivations of Danish GPs
Micro-teams in primary care – opportunities and implications for continuity and for patients
How to follow-up younger patients with atrial fibrillation and reassess stroke risk in general practice
Are there opportunities for earlier diagnosis of non-cancer diseases?
Celebrating the work of Dr Sarah Bailey and Dr Ben Brown, winners of the RCGP/SAPC Early Career Researcher Awards
Gender differences in pay and uptake of partnership roles – what can we do differently?
Results from two national cancer audits – what’s changed in referrals and early diagnosis for cancer between 2014 and 2018?
The association between burnout and the increasing prescribing of opioids and antibiotics in practice – what can we do differently?
Thinking about the best ways to integrate pharmacists into general practice – views of GPs and pharmacists
How the RCGP is supporting research – and how you can get involved
Looking at what happens when a GP surgery closes – what are the wider impacts on patients and other practices?
Clinical factors and characteristics of men who see their GP before death by suicide
Who’s at risk of acute kidney injury? Developing a score to use in general practice amongst patients with hypertension
How can GPs better manage breathlessness symptoms and what is the impact of diagnostic delays?
How can we improve our care for ethnic minority women through the menopause?
The consequences of online access to patient records – what are the views of practice staff?
Better colorectal cancer screening - lessons from the CRISP RCT
Continuity in the remote age – what is the impact on patients and GPs?
Primary care was overlooked in the pandemic - here's how we can do better next time
What constitutes good end of life care, and what is the role of general practice?
Discussing increasing trends in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety in Belgium
Academic performance in clinical components of the MRCGP – does ethnicity matter?
Listening to women’s experiences of heavy menstrual bleeding – what are the implications for GPs?
What do GPs think about prescribing aspirin to prevent colorectal cancer in Lynch syndrome?
Looking at interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing in general practice – results from a mixed-methods study
Managing patients with acute exacerbations of COPD in primary care – the Australian perspective
Home pulse oximetry amongst patients with Covid-19: patient perceptions and GP workload
Considering non-drug treatments for people with common mental health issues and socioeconomic disadvantage
Adverse drug reactions– how common are these in general practice and what are the implications for practice?
Combining vague cancer symptoms to improve referrals for suspected cancer
Diagnosing heart failure in primary care – what cut offs should GPs be using for referral based on natriuretic peptide levels?
BJGP’s top 10 most read papers of 2022
Exploring the reasons why general practice staff are reluctant to register undocumented people
Should we prescribe antibiotics to children with uncomplicated chest infections in primary care?
Preconception care – what GPs need to know to optimise pregnancy outcomes
Examining disparities in continuity of care in some ethnic groups and implications for practice
Should we measure blood pressure at night to diagnose hypertension?
'Think gynae’: help seeking behaviour in women with gynaecological cancer
Survivorship care for colorectal cancer: pathways for GP led follow up
Consequences of patient access to online medical records
Common blood tests before cancer diagnosis and implications for primary care
Opportunities for earlier diagnosis of psoriasis in general practice
Newspapers on the ‘warpath’: portrayal of GPs in the UK media
B12 deficiency, patient safety and self-injection
Considering symptom appraisal and help seeking for cancer symptoms in older adults
When are proton pump inhibitors being inappropriately prescribed?
Considering treatment burden in our patients with multimorbidity
The golden thread of continuity of care
Summer 2022 - a quick update from the editor
Perspectives of GPs on diagnosing childhood urinary tract infections
Inflammatory marker blood tests suggest a diagnostic window to help earlier Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis
Improving prescribing through feedback at individual patient level
Communication of blood test results to patients is often complex and confusing
Non-speculum clinician-taken sampling is comparable to self-sampling in cervical screening
How significant is abdominal pain when diagnosing intra-abdominal cancers?
People with colorectal cancer can show clinical features and abnormal bloods as early as 9-10 months before diagnosis
Primary care contacts with children and young people in the first Covid lockdown
Type 2 diabetes sub-groups could guide future treatment approaches in primary care
Developing a pathway to treat hepatitis C in primary care
The NICE traffic light system to assess sick children is not suitable for use as a clinical tool in general practice
The GP workforce crisis - how are outcomes associated with different professionals?
PRINCIPLE trial findings on the use of colchicine for COVID-19 in the community
The rise in prescribing for anxiety in primary care
GP wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic
Austin O'Carroll talks about the Triple F**k Syndrome
Do we need greater stratification of routine blood test monitoring in people on DMARDs?
Why do GPs rarely do video consultations?
Burnout among general practitioners across the world is often at high levels
Large prospective cohort study shows no association between breast pain alone and breast cancer
Managing emotional distress in people of South Asian origin with long-term conditions
Continuity of care for people with dementia is linked to significant clinical benefits
The unintended consequences of online consultations
Using urine collection devices to reduce urine sample contamination - results from a single-blind randomised controlled trial
The use of CXRs varies significantly between practices and addressing this could help with early detection of lung cancer
Locum use in England has remained stable in recent years
Non-speculum sampling with a clinician boosts cervical screening uptake in older women
Iona Heath on rewilding general practice
Identifying how GPs spend their time and the everyday obstacles they face
How patients feel about GPs using gut feelings
Exploring why emergency admission risk prediction software increased admissions in Wales
Developing resilience - just another work task for GPs?
The challenges of trials to promote physical activity in people with multimorbidity
The clinical coding of long Covid is low and variable
Continuity of care with a named GP reduces deaths
Recommendations for the recognition and management of long Covid
Urgent cancer referrals in primary care have more than doubled
Social prescribing and link workers in Deep End practices in Glasgow
Insights into safety-netting advice in general practice
Ondansetron for vomiting in paediatric gastroenteritis
Managing lower urinary tract symptoms in primary care
The complexity of diagnosing endometriosis in primary care
What is the experience of general practice for young people who self-harm?
What are the benefits and limitations of a continuous consultation peer-review system?
Episode 038: Summer 2021 Update
Talking to patients with long-term conditions about benefits and harms of treatment
The primary care experience in eight European countries during the first peak of COVID-19
Highlights from the July 2021 issue
Supporting patients to discontinue benzodiazepines
The impact of COVID-19 on migrants and how they access primary care
The role of GP outreach settings to help people experiencing homelessness
What factors are associated with potentially missed acute deterioration?
Remote consultations for people living with dementia and their carers
Cervical screening for trans men and non-binary people
Highlights from the May 2021 issue
Which patients miss appointments in general practice?
Targeting hard-to-reach groups to attend for possible cancer symptoms
The GP perspective on discontinuing long-term antidepressants
Highlights from the April 2021 issue of the BJGP
Professor Sir Michael Marmot on Julian Tudor Hart
Exploring the role of gut feelings in how GPs diagnose cancer
Group consultations in general practice
Domestic abuse among female doctors
Chronic kidney disease and the high burden of co-morbidity
Highlights from the February 2021 issue of the BJGP
Getting the right treatment to people in primary care with depression
How quickly are people with symptomatic lung cancer getting a pre-diagnostic chest X-ray?
Identifying patients at risk of psychosis
Remote consulting and the media during COVID-19
Approaches to help address missed appointments in general practice
High platelet counts and diagnosis in primary care
Testing for respiratory tract infection before and after COVID
Understanding the management of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
Managing older people's perception of alcohol-related risk
End-of-life recognition in primary care in older people
Using the National Early Warning Scores (NEWS) in care homes
Excess mortality in the first COVID peak
Protecting pregnancies from the harmful effects of ACE inhibitors
Operational failures in primary care: the real world stresses of being a GP
What happens if we don't treat uncomplicated UTIs with antibiotics?
Supporting women with female genital mutilation in primary care
Impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of older adults