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The Portfolio GP – Dr Jason Christopher

by Laura on 30th January 2019 in Portfolio GP

It’s week three of our portfolio GP series and we chat to Dr Jason Christopher, one of GPDQ’s first GPs to the platform and an early adopter of the portfolio mindset. What does ‘portfolio GP’ mean to you? It’s not a word I use myself. I am portfolio by definition but it’s not something I …

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The Portfolio GP – Dr Mateen Jiwani

by Laura on 24th January 2019 in Portfolio GP

It’s week two of our portfolio GP series and we chat to Dr Mateen Jiwani, our Chief Clinical Officer.  He’s an established portfolio GP and a seasoned mentor for those looking to diversify their careers. What does “portfolio GP” mean to you? For me, what was important was to have a career with variety, so …

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The Portfolio GP – Dr Jinesh Mehta

by Laura on 16th January 2019 in Portfolio GP

As we delve into what a portfolio GP is and what it takes to step beyond the conventional career pathway we’re excited to bring to you the first in our series of interviews, with GPDQ’s Dr Jinesh Mehta. What does “portfolio GP” mean to you? For me, a portfolio GP is an individual who is …

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The Portfolio GP – An Introduction

by Laura on 9th January 2019 in Portfolio GP

Portfolio general practitioners (GP) are on the rise but it’s traditionally a little talked about or explored professional route. Being a doctor is no longer confined to working in a medical practice and in-clinic  is increasingly seen as only one element of a working week. Nowadays, it is common for GPs to pursue other interests …

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GPDQ launch clinical indemnity cover for GPs

by Laura on 26th September 2018 in GPDQ news

We’re excited to announce our partnership with the MDU to provide indemnity for all GPDQ work, an industry first.  This provision by the MDU, the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, ensures GPs working for us have access to market-leading indemnity and medico-legal advice. Dr Anshumen Bhagat GPDQ founder and CEO said: “We established our home visiting service to provide an …

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How to manage sleep problems

by Laura on 24th July 2018 in GPDQ news

Dr Saeema Ghafur, Clinical Psychologist and Founder of Psyma Mental Health Technologies Ltd, shares her thoughts on how to manage sleep problems as a GP. Sleep is incredibly important for our health and performs an essential function in protecting our mental health, helping us to pay attention, learn, solve problems, be creative and make sense …

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How to avoid GP burnout

by Laura on 22nd May 2018 in GP News

Dr Saeema Ghafur, Clinical Psychologist and Founder of Psyma Mental Health Technologies Ltd, shares her thoughts on avoiding professional burnout as a GP. If constant stress has you feeling helpless, disillusioned, and completely exhausted, you may be on the road to burnout. Burnout is far more than feeling blue or having a bad day. It …

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Child Food Allergies

by Laura on 10th May 2018 in Health tips

That’s Nuts! Half of UK families are confused about what children with food allergies can consume and a third wouldn’t know how to deal with a reaction We’ve partnered with video parenting website and vlogger community ChannelMum.com, to poll over 1,000 UK-based families on their behaviour, feelings and understanding on the impact of food allergies …

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Setting the quality standard

by Laura on 4th April 2018 in GPDQ news

The Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care across England visited us in December. Their report was published today and we’ve been given a completely clean bill of health! Professor Steve Field, CQC Chief Inspector of General Practice has recognized the importance of innovative primary care services such as ours …

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Sign the petition here

by Laura on 23rd August 2017 in Uncategorised

Self-employed new mums are suffering in silence, and we need your help to stop it. Sign the petition here: http://bit.ly/Petitionmum   A group of our own fantastic GPs have launched a campaign for fairer maternity pay for self-employed mothers, after witnessing first-hand the ‘silent suffering’ that exists behind closed doors during the first six weeks …

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