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Alison Lowerson

GP Specialist

Posts by Alison Lowerson:

07th February 2014

Abuse Should Not Be Tolerated

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

Should this be expected? I was shocked and appalled to hear that a man had attacked and stabbed a GP in...

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31st January 2014

Clinical Governance

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

What is Clinical Governance? Clinical governance can be defined as a framework through which UK National Health Service (NHS) organisations and...

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24th January 2014

Is this the end of QOF?

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

A radical agreement In a Pulse article last week some GPs in the South West of England were told to stop...

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17th January 2014

Testing the Boundaries

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

Abolition of GP Practice boundaries At a presentation of the new GP contract for 2014/2015, it was announced that practice boundaries...

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09th January 2014

Will Sharing Information Improve Patient Care?

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

What's new? The way in which we collect patient information has moved on from paper records to a new era that...

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03rd January 2014

How Long Must We Wait to See a GP?

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

What's the problem? Now all the Christmas festivities are over there's the ever familiar rush to book appointments with a GP...

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23rd December 2013

Handling Complaints

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

What is a complaint? For most of us working as care providers the word 'complaint' fills us with trepidation and we...

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18th December 2013

Chaperones, a Breach of Privacy?

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

Why should we have Chaperones? Theoretically a chaperones principal purpose is to protect, reassure and support the patient. In truth though...

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13th December 2013

Are You Prepared For A Disaster?

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

What disaster? After enduring three power cuts at home in the last week, each lasting about an hour, my thoughts turned...

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05th December 2013

Poor Quality Practices to Face a Weapon of Destruction

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

We need to up our game A recent article in GP Magazine reported that the CQC Chief Inspector of General Practice...

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