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The Royal College of General Practitioners is the professional membership body for family doctors in the UK and overseas.

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with our ageing population the number of people with advanced serious illnesses is set to rise rcgp clinical c
With our ageing population, the number of people with advanced serious illnesses is set to rise. RCGP Clinical Champion, Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders explains why we need a new way for #generalpractice to care for terminally ill patients: https://t.co/Y1GGzqJh4h #CIRCatRCGP
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it s on 30 march our latest elearning blog looks at how gps can monitor and support patients with disorder fin
It's #WorldBipolarDay on 30 March - our latest eLearning blog looks at how GPs can monitor and support patients with #bipolar disorder. Find out more here: https://t.co/QMLm22HCjw
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@rcgp 7 hours
have you used the rcgp research ready tool help us to improve our support for research in complete our survey
Have you used the RCGP Research Ready tool? Help us to improve our support for research in #generalpractice. Complete our survey to tell us what support you need for research and what tools can we provide: https://t.co/yrzOq1fkSY #CIRCatRCGP #primarycare
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gps play a key role in supporting the 500000 people who die in the uk every year we ve partnered with to devel
GPs play a key role in supporting the 500,000 people who die in the UK every year. We've partnered with @mariecurieuk to develop the #DaffodilStandards to help your practice support patients with advanced serious illness and those nearing the end of life: https://t.co/544nle0k4w
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update your knowledge on referrals by taking our updated elearning module on early diagnosis created with hcps
Update your knowledge on #cancer referrals by taking our updated eLearning module on early diagnosis, created with @cruk @CRUKHCPsHChttps://t.co/2P0kHNaqa3Ps
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@rcgp 1 day
asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease copd affect up to 10 of the population learn more with the la
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affect up to 10% of the population. Learn more with the latest edition of EKU Journal Watch here: https://t.co/NY5JmzR3Cg #GPs #GPEducation #CPD
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colleagues from are looking for an academic gp to join the rcgp scientific foundation board which awards grant
Colleagues from #CIRCatRCGP are looking for an academic GP to join the RCGP Scientific Foundation Board, which awards grants for research projects in #generalpractice. For more, visit: https://t.co/8dLlZarkaK
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@rcgp 2 days
we ve partnered with to produce a 30 minute elearning module on to help clinicians identify symptoms of endome
We've partnered with @EndometriosisUK to produce a 30-minute eLearning module on #endometriosis to help #primarycare clinicians identify symptoms of endometriosis and provide support to those living with this condition. More here: https://t.co/s5g6312hku #CIRCatRCGP
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read how rcgp quality improvement champion david mullett works with gps using data to improve patient safety
Read how RCGP Quality Improvement Champion, David Mullett, works with GPs using data to improve patient safety: https://t.co/DeJvsMyulj #qualityimprovement #generalpractice @CPRD
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conditions with allergic basis are common but knowing how to tackle them can sometimes be challenging take our
Conditions with allergic basis are common, but knowing how to tackle them can sometimes be challenging. Take our latest eLearning course today and learn how to approach allergic rhinitis, oral allergy syndrome and cow's milk protein intolerance: https://t.co/37aDAtEVoz

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@rcgp 3 months
has passed a motion to oppose the uk s exit from the european union 46 for 11 against 6 abstentions has passed
#RCGPCouncil has passed a motion to oppose the UK's exit from the European Union (46 for; 11 against; 6 abstentions); has passed a motion to support a (38 for; 18#PeoplesVote against; 7 abstentions). Press release with full text of the motion to follow.
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@rcgp 1 year
3 qs patients should ask themselves before booking a gp appointment can i 1 self care 2 use or similar reputa
#3beforeGP - 3 Qs patients should ask themselves before booking a GP appointment. Can I?
1: self-care
2: use or similar reputable websites/resources
3: seek advice/treatment via a pharmacist https://t.co/PFPuADBUYx
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@rcgp 3 years
shocked amp dismayed at governments decision to impose contract on our dedicated amp committed junior doctors
Shocked & dismayed at Government’s decision to impose contract on our dedicated & committed junior doctors says @Maurrenrcgp more to follow
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@rcgp 1 year
on s ludicrous proposals that the could survive without general practice amp why tech will never replace gps
. on ‘s ‘ludicrous’ proposals that the could survive without ge#NHSneral practice & why tech will never replace GPs - published in this morning...
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@rcgp 7 months
vaccines are safe effective amp essential to safeguarding our health and that of our children and we must tack
Vaccines are safe, effective & essential to safeguarding our health and that of our children - and we must tackle public misinformation by the anti-vaccination movement if we are to save lives, writes in on latest measles figures https://t.co/pmGhFLbbgD
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@rcgp 3 months
31 gps in england have told us they are unlikely to be working in general practice in 5 yrs many due to stress
31% GPs in England have told us they are unlikely to be working in general practice in 5 yrs - many due to stress. Retention of experienced, hard-working GPs must be key in #NHS long-term plan. Read more https://t.co/roI9VwrJkl #BackGP
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@rcgp 3 years
our full response to government s decision to impose juniordoctors contract maureenrcgp
Our full response to Government's decision to impose #juniordoctors contract: https://t.co/bycdEZJRX0 @Maureenrcgp
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@rcgp 7 months
s riposte to criticism of all the part time amp portfolio gps working to keep patients safe and the nhs afloat
.’s riposte to criticism of all the part-time & portfolio GPs working to keep patients safe and the NHS afloat - published in today...
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@rcgp 8 months
the uk has had a surge in with over 600 lab confirmed cases in 6 months our message is clear do the right thin
The UK has had a surge in #measles with over 600 lab confirmed cases in 6 months. Our message is clear: Do the right thing - please vaccinate your child against measles
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@rcgp 3 months
investing in general practice is investing in patient care and the entire nhs that s why we re calling for 11
Investing in general practice is investing in patient care and the entire NHS. That's why we're calling for 11% of the NHS budget to #BackGP
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