Oxford Handbook of General Practice by Chantal Simon

By Chantal Simon

Totally revised to mirror the hot alterations to the GP agreement and the GP curriculum, this fourth variation of the best-selling Oxford instruction manual of common Practice is a pragmatic advisor to all points of common perform; from very important scientific info, to worthy useful information from skilled GPs. this can be the basic advisor for all these operating typically practice.

Comprehensively overlaying every little thing a physician must paintings in, or deal with a GP perform, this guide guarantees readers are consistently updated with the newest directions, the latest protocols, and state-of-the-art medical details. With concise, bullet-point info the chapters are actually colour-coded to make sure the reader can locate important emergency or medical info right away. absolutely illustrated, and choked with much more figures, diagrams, administration packing containers, and tables to enhance ease-of-reference, the reader will continually have the very important details they wish at their fingertips.

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Traveller’s diarrhoea • Prescribing interval for any repeat medication should be related to the next time that medication would normally be reviewed. g. if repeat supplies cannot be obtained at the destination or the drug prescribed has a narrow therapeutic index), it is essential to inform the patient of the need to consult a doctor for any regular monitoring as well as the need to consult a doctor in the event of any unforeseen complications or symptoms General rules for treatment of overseas visitors to the UK • Emergency or immediately necessary treatment (including worsening of pre-existing conditions, oxygen, and renal dialysis) must be offered to overseas visitors free of charge for a period of ≤14d.

Also runs a publishing house, producing books and journals (including the BMJ); negotiates doctors’ pay and terms of service; provides advice about matters related to work practice; provides educational and research facilities, accommodation, dining facilities, and financial services. The General Practitioners Committee (GPC) is a subgroup. uk Care Quality Commission (CQC) A independent public body. uk General Medical Council (GMC) Licenses doctors to practise medicine in the UK. It investigates complaints against doctors and has the authority to revoke a doctor’s licence, if appropriate.

If in doubt, contact your local BMA office for advice. Major points: Contract of employment Sample contracts are available from the BMA. Employees have a contract of employment from the day they accept their job—even if it is not written. All employees must be provided with a written statement of the main particulars of their employment <2mo after their start date. This must include: pay, hours, holidays, notice period, disciplinary and grievance procedures. Pay Workers must be paid ≥ the national minimum wage for every hour worked.

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