DO private health insurers hold the key to a financially and clinically viable healthcare model?
Pamela Wilson pulls together expert tips for new year’s resolutions every GP should make.
Governments are increasingly interested in pay-for-performance models – but can they work in general practice? Pamela Wilson investigates.
The battle against opiate dependency has started – but GPs need more firepower to win the war, writes Pamela Wilson.
AN INCREASE in threatening and illegal behaviour by doctor shoppers could be a negative consequence of the new restrictions on controlled drugs, some experts have warned.
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