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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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Health

World Suicide Prevention Day

Today, 10th September, marks World Suicide Prevention Day – an important reminder to everyone to look out for their friends, family or colleagues, not…

Technology

What’s New in myGP 4.1.7?

In the 4.1.7 release of myGP we have included a number of useful services in the Profile section of the app. Pharmacy Finder – See the…

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Technology

Medical Record Access Now Available

With over 1 million patients using myGP, we continue to simplify access to healthcare with a host of powerful features. We are really pleased to let y…

GP services

Our myGP app aims to free-up over 58 million appointments per year

Last week the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) announced its vision for the future, aiming to end the standard 10-minute GP…

Happiness, Health

Let’s talk body image!

Recently, Mental Health Foundation chief executive Mark Rowland said: “Our survey indicates that millions of adults in the UK are struggling with conc…

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Health

Sneeze o’ clock

As we have officially entered Spring, hay fever season has also come back to torment some of us. Hay fever is an allergy to pollen, normally from gras…

Happiness

Mamma mia…here we go again!

In some parts of the world, today, many families are coming together to celebrate Mother’s day. This a great opportunity for you to express your love…

Health

“Sorry…I can’t make it!”

How many quotes about how unpredictability have you heard or read throughout your life? “Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised…

Health

Ovarian Cancer: What are the symptoms?

Ovarian cancer is the sixth most common cancer among women after breast and bowel cancers and over 7,300 women in the UK are diagnosed with this illne…

Food

Overcoming child obesity

Think about how many times you might have used the word ‘fat’ instead of using the word ‘obese’. Hmm exactly… This is because in today’s society, obes…

Health

Don’t worry – Be happy!

Don’t worry, stress is bad for you. Excellent advice in theory, hugely unhelpful in practice. Similar to much of the well-meaning advice we’re given f…

Technology

Ring, ring your doctor is calling…

It is no secret that most people’s interaction with the NHS is through their GP and while the overall public satisfaction with the NHS remains high, d…