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Rise in GMC referrals by medical directors
The number of doctors referred to the GMC by medical directors and other public bodies doubled between 2007 and 2010 suggesting that the NHS is now more willing and determined to identify and deal with poor practice among doctors.
Hospital training posts should be cut in favour of GPs
HOSPITAL-based specialty training posts in England should be cut to allow an increase in GP training, according to the Centre for Workforce Intelligence.
Postgrad training must be more flexible, says GMC
JUNIOR doctors should be able to move between specialties more easily during training, according to a new report from the General Medical Council.
Regulation of overseas degrees to continue
CONCERNS have been raised that UK medical students could face the possibility of their courses being de-recognised following a decision by the Department of Health on the monitoring of overseas degrees.
No increase in GDC retention fee
Registration fees for dentists and DCPs will not rise in 2012 following a decision by the GDC.
Transparency essential in commissioning decisions
New clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England will need clear and robust mechanisms for managing real and perceived conflicts of interest to avoid having the integrity of clinicians being seriously undermined, according to a new guidance document from the RCGP Centre for Commissioning and the NHS Confederation.
Agreement reached on tooth whitening
A NEW agreement has been reached by the European Council that clarifies the use of tooth whitening products by dentists.
GMC proposes induction for all new registrants
A mandatory induction programme has been proposed for all new doctors registering to practise in the UK.
Patient guide to primary care
A step-by-step guide to help patients get the most from their GP practice has been launched by the Royal College of General Practitioners.
New advances pushing ethical bounds of clinical genetics
Both ethical and medico-legal boundaries are being increasingly tested as genetic technologies lead to more and more clinical applications being employed within the NHS, according to a new report.