Help not hinder

Physician associates are an increasingly common sight in general practice – but who are they and are they a good thing for primary care?


Online prescribing risks

MDDUS medical adviser Dr Naeem Nazem highlights some key risks in prescribing medicines online


Dealing with dental emergencies

Are doctors taking risks in treating dental emergencies?


Red alert

Are you tempted to dismiss computer pop-up warnings without reading them? Senior risk adviser Liz Price offers a word of caution


Career: Succeeding as a locum

Locum GP Surina Chibber, co-founder of, offers practical tips on a successful career


The apocalypse and other tales

GP Rob Ewing tells GPST about his “other” calling as an award-winning writer


A step too far?

Maintaining appropriate boundaries with patients is key for doctors – but sometimes the right course of action is not so clear. Dr Naeem Nazem offers some advice

Case study

Case study: Painful pregnancy

...Ms G complains of intermittent abdominal pain and states that a recent home pregnancy test was positive...

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