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Why is my GP asking for personal information?

8th December 2021

In recent, and/or coming months, patients throughout the UK may have noticed an odd question being posed to them by their GPs… “How would you classify your ethnicity?” or “Have you been feeling anxious lately?”    Upon receiving s…

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UK adults opt-in for the Covid-19 vaccine, but only 44% plan to vaccinate their children

With news of a Covid-19 vaccine being available in the UK by the end of the year, the UK’s largest appointment booking and healthcare management app,…

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COVID-19 Vaccine, what’s it like to be on the trial?

Name: Lois Clay Baker Age: 26 Occupation: Final Year Medical Student, St George’s University of London – with the ambition of becoming an NHS GP In su…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

This November marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The national Lung Cancer charity Roy Castle is calling for people to drop the taboos and to have an o…

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We are all in this together

On Saturday 31st October, Boris Johnson announced that England will go into a National lockdown from today. The Prime Minister said, he expected the l…

Five women wearing pink tops and white breast cancer ribbons
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With everything that is going on in the world at the moment alongside navigating day-to-day life it’s almost impossible to check off everything from y…

Henrietta Lacks
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Black History Month and the legacy of Henrietta Lacks

This year marked 100 years since Henrietta Lacks was born, she died aged 31 of cervical cancer. Her story is both that of sadness and scientific wonde…

Tobias Alpsten, Founder & CEO of myGP,
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myGP: Improving patients access to healthcare with eConsult.

Move comes as myGP experiences a 1451% increase in video consultations, and 266,304 new patients signing up to use the app since the start of the pand…

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Travel safely during the coronavirus outbreak

As the lockdown is eased, many are ready to jet off for some much needed relaxation. Although, on 4th July, the UK announced the reduction of travel r…

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The Question is No Longer ‘If’, but ‘When’.

This coming flu season has been hailed as the ‘biggest ever’, and not without reason. This year will see a coming together of challenges: more people…

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Are you a carer?

Carers week is the annual National campaign that aims to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the cont…

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What really goes down at a cervical screening?

Cervical cancer is the most common form of cancer in women under 35 with two women in the UK per day dying from the disease. Although these statistics…

Doctor holding a red sickle cell ribbon
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What causes sickle cell?

On the 19th June we supported World Sickle Cell Day, a day in which we encourage those living with sickle cell and empower them to achieve their full…