general practitioner is a medical practitioner who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education for all ages and both sexes.

It is our task to work with the Department of Health to improve the use of standards within the NHS . One of our key aims is to develop and maintain the Standards for Better Health (SfBH) that all NHS organisations are required to take into account when developing, providing and commissioning healthcare.

As the Healthcare Commission uses the standards as a key component of their assessments, the Health Care Standards Unit (HCSU) will be working with the NHS, Nursing care, and the Department of Health to ensure the standards are useful to staff, patients and other stakeholders. The HCSU are undertaking a survey of views about the SfBH in order to inform the Department of Health's review of the Standards for the next stage of the Government's reform agenda for the NHS.

As a trainee you can expect to learn about many different sectors in the field of health such as: a Chiropractor where you will learn to use chiropractic equipment, tools and accessories

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