NASGP blog archive

Getting a good nights sleep

May 19th, 2017

Dr Kate Little talks about the links between sleep and health, the consequences of poor sleep, and how we can get better sleep. I was asked at my last appraisal if I was sleep deprived. When consideri...

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I, Robot BM BCh (Oxon)

May 11th, 2017

How long before machines are cleverer than us? The first robots were clockwork novelties. Now robots – named for the Russian word robotnic, meaning worker – can outperform humans at ever more tasks. B...

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Why set career goals?

May 4th, 2017

Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage, but simply because they have never organised their energies around a goal. Elbert Hubbard - philosopher and writer This art...

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Post pregnancy contraception

April 4th, 2017

This is a new guideline from the FSRH on contraception after pregnancy. There is nothing particularly new about specific methods, but there are a few new interesting points (including a reminder that ...

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Delays outside your control

March 25th, 2017

As a GP, you're part of a system. So what happens when the system is failing? You only have to pick up a newspaper to read about the widespread effects of funding cuts on the NHS. Long waits in A+E, d...

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