NASGP | The art of GP locuming

NASGP | The art of GP locuming


Latest Episodes

Podcast | Quiet please
September 05, 2019

The Royal Opera House orchestra was rehearsing Die Walküre. For more than three hours violist Chris Goldscheider sat in front of twenty brass players belting out Wagner at 90dB. His hearing was permanently damaged.

Podcast | The Sessional GP magazine August 2019
August 14, 2019

In our 108th edition, Judith makes a noise about being quiet, Liz summarises everything a newly qualified GP needs to know about getting their tax in order, Nigel helps us plan for when our offspring go off to university,

Podcast | Now wash your hands
June 27, 2019

In post-war Italy TB was still rife and notices in buses commanded “No Spitting”. In Britain in 1946 the message “Coughs and sneezes spread diseases” promoted the use of handkerchiefs to catch the germ-laden droplets.

Podcast | June 2019 ‘The Sessional GP’ magazine
June 10, 2019

NASGP chairman Richard Fieldhouse reviews the latest edition of The Sessional GP magazine. In our 107th edition, Louise has not one but two COPD-related e-learning articles; Judith has been washing her hands, Liz has been answering your tax questions,

Podcast | Singing in the brain; music for dementia
May 09, 2019

London’s Wigmore Hall is a temple of high culture. The audience is packed with musicians. Sometimes I feel I’m the only person who couldn’t be up there performing the work. But recently I joined forty people, some able, some less able,

Podcast | The Sessional GP magazine April 2019
April 10, 2019

Richard reviews the latest edition of The Sessional GP magazine. In our 106th edition, Liz takes us through five taxing days, Nigel has some top tips for locums on getting a mortgage, Louise reviews the latest SIGN guidance on alcohol in pregnancy,

Podcast | I’m a GeriGP
March 19, 2019

NASGP member Eva Kalmus describes how she became co-chair of the new GeriGP group of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), and why being a portfolio GP has never been boring. When I did my GP training, about half of the GP trainees undertook a self-mad...

Podcast | Eating people is wrong: Kuru and cannibalism
March 07, 2019

Recently, in Tromsø, the Arctic capital of Norway, I came across the name Carleton Gajdusek. That name took me back many years and halfway round the globe to a village in the Fore district of Papua New Guinea.

Podcast | The Sessional GP magazine February 2019
February 14, 2019

Richard reviews the latest edition of The Sessional GP. In this 105th edition, Sara concludes her article on a fresh pair of eyes; Judith would rather we didn't eat each other; Rachel has some news on medical indemnity; Liz answers your Type-2 queries;...

Podcast | Saying farewell to social media
January 23, 2019

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to listen to our podcast with  Zoe in conversation with Richard Fieldhouse on her journey to a destination that's almost completely free of social media. I was an early adopter of social networking,