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Physicians express concern over treatment delays in pandemic
A SIGNIFICANT majority of physicians (60 per cent) are concerned for patients under their care who might have suffered harm or complications following diagnosis or treatment delays during the pandemic, according to a July survey conducted by the Royal College of Physicians London.
Sugar clampdown welcomed by dental leaders
PLANS to clamp down on the promotion of sugary foods have been welcomed by dental leaders.
Two-thirds of GP consultations conducted remotely by telephone or video
NICE promotes flexible arrangements in elective and planned procedures during pandemic
NEW NICE guidance regarding elective treatment and diagnostic procedures promotes a balanced approach to risks associated with COVID-19 to avoid potential harm that could arise from delays.
Dentists must use judgement in “unfamiliar territory”, GDC says
DENTISTS must use their professional judgement when reopening practices amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Dental Council has said.
NHS plan to boost wellbeing and slash red tape
A NEW NHS strategy aims to improve staff wellbeing and slash red tape.
Using chaperones in remote consultations
AN increasing proportion of consultations are being carried out remotely by video – but can healthcare professionals provide safe care to a patient requiring an intimate examination that would normally involve use of a chaperone?
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GPs predict long-term COVID consequences
GENERAL practice is preparing for an influx of post-COVID patients who will require long-term treatment and support.