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Why the symptom checker is a key tool to enable ‘Choosing Wisely’

Posted by Jason Maude on Wed, May 20, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

The UK version of the US Choosing Wisely campaign was launched this week. The aim of the campaign is to reduce wasteful medical practices. The campaign was launched by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges which published an accompanying briefing document. An article in the BMJ was published to coincide with the launch.

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Topics: symptom checkers, NHS

5 Year Forward Report - NHS England Key points on Diagnosis

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 08:36 AM

 NHS England today 23rd October 2014 has published its 5 Year Forward Report which shows the NHS is at a cross road and needs to change and improve as it moves forward. The report is a collaboration between the six leading NHS groups including:

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Topics: clinical decision support, NHS, cancer, dementia

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