Results Showing | 1 - 10 of 13
Targets to increase number of disadvantaged medical students
LONG-TERM targets have been set for medical schools in England to increase the number of students from disadvantaged areas.
Duty of candour becomes law
NEW laws have come into force in England placing a legal duty on hospital, community and mental health trusts to inform and apologise to patients if there have been mistakes in their care that have led to significant harm.
Jobless F2 doctors at four-year high
THE number of doctors who finished foundation training but could not find a job is at a four-year high, according to a new report.
Doctor suicides prompt GMC review
THE treatment of vulnerable doctors under investigation by the General Medical Council is to be reviewed after a report found a number of them had committed suicide.
Big rise in doctors seeking social media advice
THE number of doctors seeking advice on the use of social media has jumped 74 per cent in the past year, MDDUS has revealed.
GDC consultation “unlawful” but ARF rise stands
THE planned 54 per cent increase in the General Dental Council’s annual retention fee will go ahead despite a judicial review describing the consultation process as “unlawful”.
Rules for LAT recruitment clarified
GUIDANCE aimed at making it easier to identify vacancies for locum appointment for training (LAT) posts has been published.
Non-medics can supervise public health placements
SUITABLY trained non-medics can act as clinical supervisors in public health placements, it has been confirmed.
Nearly half of population in England take prescription drugs
HALF of women and 43 per cent of men in England now regularly take prescription drugs according to a health survey published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
GMC fee frozen for new doctors
THE provisional registration fee paid by newly qualified doctors has been frozen at £90 this year, the General Medical Council has announced.