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Bowel cancer awareness still low in UK

Awareness of the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer are low in the UK according to research published in the journal BMC Cancer.

  • 25 August 2011
  • News

EWTD hits training across Europe, says GMC

RULES limiting the working week to 48 hours have had a negative effect on training in countries across Europe, according to research by the General Medical Council. 

  • 25 August 2011
  • News

Female dentists on the rise in England

An increasing number of female dentists are working for the NHS in England according to statistics compiled by the NHS Information Centre.

  • 25 August 2011
  • News

Research into asthma deaths

A national review across the UK had been launched to understand why each year around 1,200 people of all ages die from asthma.

  • 25 August 2011
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'Killing season' does exist, say doctors

THE majority of doctors believe patient safety is put at risk when junior doctors start work in August, according to a new survey. 

  • 25 August 2011
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New FP selection process

ALL final year medical students are being asked to join in a pilot for a new selection process for the foundation programme. 

  • 25 August 2011
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Radical change advocated in diagnosing hypertension

New guidance from NICE advocates 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in patients suspected of having hypertension in part to rule out the "white coat effect".

  • 24 August 2011
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CQC registration for GP practices set for 2013

GP practices in England will have to register with the Care Quality Commission by April 2013, the Department of Health has confirmed. 

  • 16 August 2011
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GDC plans dentistry risk research

THE General Dental Council is to commission research into the risks involved in UK dental practice. 

  • 11 August 2011
  • News

Guidelines on ‘shared decision-making’ for doctors

DOCTORS should take time to discuss treatment options with patients and encourage them to talk about their condition, according to a new report from the King’s Fund. 

  • 08 August 2011
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