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Defibrillators in every Scottish dental practice

DEFIBRILLATORS are to be installed in every NHS dental practice in Scotland. 

  • 31 March 2014
  • News

Jobs shortage "better than last year"

MORE than three per cent of trainee doctors are still waiting to find a job, new figures show. 

  • 31 March 2014
  • News

New rules on GP trainee learning time

TRAINEE GPs must be able to attend at least 70 per cent of their annual formal teaching programme, according to new guidance. 

  • 28 March 2014
  • News

MenB vaccination to be introduced

PLANS to introduce the meningococcal B (MenB) vaccine into the childhood vaccination programme in England have been announced by the Department of Health. 

  • 28 March 2014
  • News

Unemployment warning for future doctors

DOCTORS in the UK could be heading for a period of underemployment or even unemployment, the BMA has warned. 

  • 28 March 2014
  • News

Billions lost to healthcare fraud

OVER £5 billion is being lost from the NHS annually due to fraud with a further £2 billion being lost to financial error according to estimates in a new report.

  • 28 March 2014
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Infant deaths at record low in Scotland

STILLBIRTHS, perinatal deaths and infant deaths in Scotland are at their lowest ever recorded level, according to new statistics. 

  • 28 March 2014
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Fluoridation reduces childhood tooth decay

RESEARCH published by Public Health England has found that in areas with water fluoridation schemes 45 per cent fewer children aged one to four are admitted to hospital for tooth decay. 

  • 27 March 2014
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Government scheme to incentivise safety

A SCHEME to reduce avoidable harm in hospitals in England will seek to incentivise safety by offering reduced indemnity premiums paid to the NHS Litigation Authority. 

  • 27 March 2014
  • News

NHS complaints process “too complex”

CONCERNS about poor NHS care often go unreported because of the complexity of the system, according to a new survey. 

  • 20 March 2014
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