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

Category : General practice

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Bound by tradition

Mark Twain is probably cackling in his grave, clapping his knee in glee, with a ‘told-you-so’ writ large on his face. He did go on record 143 years ago that the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it. This w...

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ARTHUR D. WOLFCALE JR “Together Again” CANFIELD - Arthur D. Wolfcale Jr., died on March 20, 2019, after a short Illness.  Arthur was born on July 12, 1929, in Youngstown, the son of Arthur Sr. and Linnea Wolfcale. Arthur...

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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...