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GDC accepts need to improve performance
THE General Dental Council has failed to meet a number of standards in its annual performance review and has “accepted the need for improvement”.
High satisfaction among trainees
TRAINEE doctors are largely satisfied with the support and education they receive, according to an annual GMC survey.
End of seven-day night shifts for juniors
JUNIOR doctors will no longer be expected to work seven night shifts in a row from February, the Scottish Government has announced.
Legal duty to consult over DNR
DOCTORS now have a legal duty to consult with patients before placing a do not resuscitate (DNR) order in medical records.
All trainees found jobs
ALL trainee doctors waiting to find jobs have been allocated a post, the UKFPO has confirmed.
Juniors offered £200 prize for gadget prediction
A £200 cash prize is up for grabs to junior doctors who share their thoughts on “the gadget that will change my medical life”.
Increased Crohn's disease admissions
CASES of Crohn’s disease among young people leading to hospital admission have soared in England and Wales in recent years.
English language tests come into force
ALL foreign doctors will now be subject to tests to ensure their English language skills are up to standard.
Urgent legislative change to streamline GDC
URGENT legislative changes are being introduced to allow the GDC to streamline its fitness to practise to procedures.
Low “health literacy” poses significant challenge
NEARLY half of all adults in England find the health advice given to them by doctors and health professionals too complicated, according to a new report by the Royal College of General Practitioners.