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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.

  • 27 September 2013
  • News

Reporting asbestos-related disease

CERTAIN specific categories of death must be reported to the procurator fiscal in Scotland including those related to asbestos exposure. 

  • 27 September 2013
  • News

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.

  • 27 September 2013
  • News

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. 

  • 26 September 2013
  • News

New kind of medics start hospital jobs

A NEW category of health professionals – similar to junior doctors – are starting their hospital jobs. 

  • 26 September 2013
  • News

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. 

  • 26 September 2013
  • News

RCP exam fees frozen but others increase

THE cost of sitting membership examinations for the Royal College of Physicians has been frozen for 2014. 

  • 26 September 2013
  • News

Expanded treatment role for pharmacists in Scotland

PHARMACISTS in Scotland are to be given an expanded role in delivering healthcare services directly to patients. 

  • 26 September 2013
  • News

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. 

  • 26 September 2013
  • News

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. 

  • 26 September 2013
  • News