Clinical guide during the COVID-19 pandemic for the management of patients with musculoskeletal and rheumatic conditions.
There has been a great Editorial in the Journal of Rheumatology Journal this month on the National Early Inflammatory Arthritis audit. Results show considerable improvement in patient outcomes following starting DMARDS promptly, including better mental health outcomes.
It has long been recognised that some form of quality assurance would be beneficial for those NHS GPs working in extended roles beyond their core training. The RCGP has in fact already provided a generic framework for GPs working in extended roles (GPwERs).
NHS HEE launched the First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care (Musculoskeletal) Roadmap to Practice.
COVID-19 has created an unprecedented healthcare situation which is having a substantial impact on all our lives.