A new settlement for health and social care
Getting your head around meds
Vitamin D deficiency: a step forward
Vitamin D deficiency is common in the older population who often have less sun exposure. In fact around 50% of UK adults have a vitamin D deficiency, which can cause osteoporosis amongst other outcomes. Here, GM editor Alison Bloomer looks at NICE's public health guidelines can provide an important step forward for health professionals tackling the condition.
Latest ADASS cuts not reassuring reading
Scandalous level of Carer’s Allowance must be addressed
The ‘win-win’ of addressing ethnic diversity
Will you share your data?
Sending out an SOS
How do you face the challenge of cancer?
Promoting smoking cessation – less is more
Despite several public health warnings in recent years, 10 million smokers still remain in the UK and smoking cessation continues to be an everyday challenge for GPs. Here, Professor Robert West, from University College London’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, argues that we may be able to achieve more by doing less.