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Synonyms for general practitioner

a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses

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As a general election looms, the General Practitioners Committee of the British Medical Association is urging family doctors to launch a media offensive, highlighting their concerns and complaints against the Government.
The guide introduces the major issues faced by epileptologists, neurologists, pediatricians, general practitioners, nurses, social workers, and other health care professionals caring for women with epilepsy.
General practitioners contribute valuable feedback that reflects ground- level market realities.
Together with Dr Robin Pinsent, a general practitioner in Handsworth, he played a major role in setting up and developing the College of General Practitioners, which later became the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Sloan observes that doctors tend to shy away from dealing with patients' emotions: General practitioners often fail to diagnose depression, for example.
World War II was over, and the nation was full of general practitioners who thought they could, and frequently tried to, do it all.
We surveyed 31 physicians including pain specialists, neurologists, rheumatologists and general practitioners in the course of research.
NHS West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (WNCCG) has been running a successful pilot scheme at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Kings Lynn, UK, where General Practitioners (GPs), based in an Acute Setting, provide an interface between Primary and Secondary care and an alternative to an immediate hospital admission for ambulatory patients.
In a hearing at Preston Crown Court, the judge decided that distributing the documents to members, including general practitioners at two surgeries in Hyde, constituted a significant risk to the cause of justice.
Guidelines on what makes a good GP were issued yesterday by the Royal College of General Practitioners and the British Medical Association's General Practitioners committee.
There are more general practitioners than specialists.
Acceptance of Dental Implants by Specialists and General Practitioners
During the road show the Minister will address a range of stakeholders including general practitioners (GPs), hospital chief executives, clinical managers, nursing managers, hospital and clinic governing bodies with an objective of getting them to identify their roles in ensuring the success of the NHI pilot project in the district.
The guide, issued by the Royal College of General Practitioners, says: "In the past, general practitioners have often failed to respond because of lack of confidence in their ability to intervene effectively, sharing the sense of helplessness of the victims in the face of society's apparent ambivalence.
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