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New trainee jobs for troubled A&E
NEW junior doctor jobs will play a key role in efforts to tackle delays at a troubled A&E.
Reporting asbestos-related disease
CERTAIN specific categories of death must be reported to the procurator fiscal in Scotland including those related to asbestos exposure.
Manage patient expectations in cosmetic dentistry
Dentists are urged to consider the clinical risks associated with cosmetic dentistry, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.
Online revalidation portfolio goes live
A REVALIDATION portfolio intended for use free of charge by fellows and members of several medical Royal colleges is now available.
New kind of medics start hospital jobs
A NEW category of health professionals – similar to junior doctors – are starting their hospital jobs.
Significant use of telephone triage in primary care
A SIGNIFICANT percentage of patients accessing primary care services are being triaged by healthcare staff and some without medical backgrounds according to a survey by Campden Health.
RCP exam fees frozen but others increase
THE cost of sitting membership examinations for the Royal College of Physicians has been frozen for 2014.
Expanded treatment role for pharmacists in Scotland
PHARMACISTS in Scotland are to be given an expanded role in delivering healthcare services directly to patients.
Cash grants for ethics trainees
CASH grants and awards of up to £2,000 are being made available for trainee doctors interested in medical ethics.
General internal medicine should be compulsory
DUAL training with general internal medicine should be mandatory for trainee doctors in all specialties in order to cope with future patient needs, according to a Royal College of Physicians report.