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Doctors.net.uk achieves significant milestone with 10,000 GPs accessing its resources every day
Doctors.net.uk, the UK’s largest network of medical professionals, is now being used by 10,000 GPs every day. The figure, which equates to nearly one in 4 of all GPs in the UK, is a major milestone for the organisation.
The second launch, of the Cancer Insight Centre, was created to provide better information and services for all doctors involved in the care of patients with cancer. With the support of The Royal Marsden, Cancer Research UK and Roche, it is fast becoming the leading online resource for news, information and research on the most common cancers in the UK.
Dr Tim Ringrose, medical director of Doctors.net.uk, explained: “Doctors are dependent on independent online sources of information to keep abreast of the rapidly changing political landscape and improvements in medical knowledge. Online channels provide the immediacy and collaborative capabilities that traditional methods simply cannot match”
“The fact that 10,000 GPs in the UK are now making use of Doctors.net.uk in a single day demonstrates that doctors are looking for information and support to improve their practice and it bears testament to the value and trust that doctors place in this online professional network.”
Doctors.net.uk also provides services to research and communicate with doctors to a wide range of clients including the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.