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Tooth decay top cause of admissions among children

MORE children in England require hospital treatment for tooth decay than for any other cause according to statistics released from the Health and Social Care Information Centre. 

  • 30 July 2014
  • News

GPs well placed to respond to child maltreatment

GPs could be better utilised to help address the large number of child maltreatment cases not being reported and adequately dealt with in the community. 

  • 30 July 2014
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August roll-out of defibrillators to Scottish dental practices

DELIVERY of free defibrillators to Scottish NHS dental practices is to begin in August according to a recent communication from the chief dental officer. 

  • 30 July 2014
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Foundation jobs shortage predicted in 2015

THE foundation programme is likely to be oversubscribed again in 2015, with predictions there will be more applicants than available jobs. 

  • 30 July 2014
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Weekend working could harm training

THE way hospitals are run at weekends is putting increasing strain on junior doctors, NHS England’s national medical director has said. 

  • 29 July 2014
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Unexplained fever in children – new quality standard

NICE has published a new quality standard to help healthcare professionals quickly identify and treat under-5s seriously ill with fever and reduce their chances of death or disability. 

  • 29 July 2014
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Call for clarity on "wilful neglect" offence

THE BMA is calling for clarity on the proposed new statutory offence of wilful neglect of patients by healthcare professionals. 

  • 29 July 2014
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Majority of EM training posts vacant

TWO thirds of emergency medicine training posts in Scotland have been left vacant, prompting NHS chiefs to advertise abroad. 

  • 28 July 2014
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Career groups for surgeons

CAREER guidance groups are being set up to help surgeons share ideas and discuss problems. 

  • 28 July 2014
  • News

Trainees asked to opt-out of EWTD

TRAINEE doctors will be encouraged to increase their training time by voluntarily opting-out of the European Working Time Directive. 

  • 25 July 2014
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