General practice (family medicine) is a branch of medicine that specializes in primary care.

Category : General practice

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Solomon Islanders prepare to go to the polls

Today is the last day of campaigning in Solomon Islands ahead of the National General Election on Wednesday. A woman voter nurses a child while listening intently to a campaign spiel at a political rally in Guadalcanal. Photo: RNZ Pacific/ Koroi...

3 months ago   Click to Read or Listen

Measles outbreak: What you need to know

The Measles outbreak continues to spread in Canterbury, with 28 cases confirmed on Thursday. The incredibly infectious disease has infected more than 40 people in New Zealand this year, with that number expected to rise. Initial symptoms include a dr...

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Naming a dental practice: dos and don'ts

Naming a dental practice is a lot harder than it used to be.Choosing the right name for your practice is a decision that will impact on your business for years to come. By Frank LeggettFor many years, naming a dental practice was a relatively easy de...

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Will large scale primary care services work?

The NHS Long Term Plan includes the intention to mandate GPs to work in primary care networks of 30-50,000 patients – but does the model work? In new research published in the Health Policy journal researchers have found that the proposed move to lar...