Preventing stroke in general practice: major room for improvement

One in four patients in primary care is not being adequately treated with anti-coagulation to reduce the high stroke risk associated with a common form of the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation. These are the findings of a report by

Preventing stroke in general practice: major room for improvement

One in four patients in primary care is not being adequately treated with anti-coagulation to reduce the high stroke risk associated with a common form of the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation. These are the findings of a report by

Study finds high rate of unrecognized heart problems in apparently healthy middle-aged people

Researchers from the UK have just reported in the Postgraduate Medical Journal that unrecognized heart problems are surprisingly common in apparently healthy middle-aged people. The study used standard heart scans by echocardiography to look at heart valves and heart muscle

Study finds high rate of unrecognized heart problems in apparently healthy middle-aged people

Researchers from the UK have just reported in the Postgraduate Medical Journal that unrecognized heart problems are surprisingly common in apparently healthy middle-aged people. The study used standard heart scans by echocardiography to look at heart valves and heart muscle

Current management of diabetes mellitus and future directions in care

The last 90 years have seen considerable advances in the management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Prof MacLean of Guy’s Hospital wrote in the Postgraduate Medical Journal in 1926 about the numerous challenges that faced patients and their healthcare professionals

Current management of diabetes mellitus and future directions in care

The last 90 years have seen considerable advances in the management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Prof MacLean of Guy’s Hospital wrote in the Postgraduate Medical Journal in 1926 about the numerous challenges that faced patients and their healthcare professionals

FPM Updates on Cancer

Venue: Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, London W1G 9EB This one day symposium will be held in the Autumn of 2018 and will include sessions on: risk factors for cancer evidence for effective strategies aimed at preventing cancer

FPM Updates on Cancer

Venue: Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, London W1G 9EB This one day symposium will be held in the Autumn of 2018 and will include sessions on: risk factors for cancer evidence for effective strategies aimed at preventing cancer

1st March, 2018: 100th Anniversary of the FPM

Venue: Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, London W1G 9EB Advances in medicine over the past century will be showcased at the FPM at 100  Symposium. Papers based on talks at the symposium will be published in the FPM’s

1st March, 2018: 100th Anniversary of the FPM

Venue: Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, London W1G 9EB Advances in medicine over the past century will be showcased at the FPM at 100  Symposium. Papers based on talks at the symposium will be published in the FPM’s

New Year for the FPM

We wish all FPM Fellows, conference delegates, and readers of and authors for the PMJ and HPT our best wishes for the festive season and for 2016. 2015 has seen a major anniversary for the FPM – the 90th for

New Year for the FPM

We wish all FPM Fellows, conference delegates, and readers of and authors for the PMJ and HPT our best wishes for the festive season and for 2016. 2015 has seen a major anniversary for the FPM – the 90th for

Launch of 2016 Hippocrates Prize

Poet Wendy French, Harvard physician and poet Rafael Campo, and Gareth Powell, Secretary of the Methodist Church, will judge the 2016 Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine international and UK NHS awards.The judges are joined by poet Siân Hughes, who

Launch of 2016 Hippocrates Prize

Poet Wendy French, Harvard physician and poet Rafael Campo, and Gareth Powell, Secretary of the Methodist Church, will judge the 2016 Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine international and UK NHS awards.The judges are joined by poet Siân Hughes, who