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A&E pressures not down to GP access, study finds

DIFFICULTY in accessing a GP does not lead to increased use of hospital accident and emergency services, according to new research.

  • 19 January 2018
  • News

Stark figures on child tooth decay prompts call to action

NEARLY 43,000 hospital operations were undertaken to remove teeth in teenagers and children last year – equating to 170 a day – according to new figures highlighted by the Local Government Association (LGA) in England.

  • 15 January 2018
  • News

Warning on drug-name confusion

DOCTORS are being urged to take particular care when prescribing or dispensing medicines that could be confused with others because they either sound or look alike.

  • 15 January 2018
  • News

GDC renewal deadline for dentists now passed

THE deadline for dentists to renew GDC registration has now passed and the regulator is advising those who have not registered to urgently complete the restoration process.

  • 11 January 2018
  • News

Staff fatigue jeopardising patient safety

DOCTORS working long hours with excessive workloads resulting in lack of sleep is compromising patient safety, according to a new BMA briefing report.

  • 11 January 2018
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Free dental toolkit to support parents

A FREE toolkit for dentists to help make parents more aware of how to look after their children's teeth is available from Public Health England.

  • 09 January 2018
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Online GP providers to be required to display ratings

INDEPENDENT doctors offering primary care online will now be rated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and required to display inspection ratings so patients can clearly see safety standards.

  • 09 January 2018
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New guidelines on fertility preservation also address transfolk

embryo and oocyte cryopreservation, ovarian tissue cryopreservation, GnRH agonist suppression and ovarian transposition.

  • 09 January 2018
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Most suspected cancer patients referred “promptly”

AN analysis of newly diagnosed cancer patients found that most were promptly referred from primary care, with a median interval of five days.

  • 19 December 2017
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New law on inadvertent dispensing errors

LEGISLATION to introduce a new defence around inadvertent dispensing errors by pharmacists has been approved by Parliament.

  • 19 December 2017
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