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Almost 100 jobless trainees given posts
NEARLY 100 trainees waiting to find jobs have been found a place, the UKFPO has announced.
NES to fund additional dental learning resources
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is to fund additional educational resources to dental training practices aimed at further supporting the learning needs of the entire dental team.
Most A&E patients “in the right place”
MOST patients seen in A&E are in the appropriate setting for their treatment according to the College of Emergency Medicine.
Scheme to improve training goes national
A PILOT scheme designed to improve medical training and patient care is to be rolled out across England.
British sweet tooth poses challenge
MORE than a quarter (27 per cent) of the UK population eats snacks high in sugar at least twice a day according to a survey published by the British Dental Health Foundation.
FP 2015 eligibility rules change
MEDICAL graduates applying for eligibility to join the 2015 UK foundation programme must for the first time complete an online application.
Dentists must make FOI updates
NHS dentists in Scotland must update their publication scheme now to comply with freedom of information laws.
Complacency in asthma care leads to unnecessary deaths
POOR standards of care in the treatment of asthma are leading to unnecessary deaths according to a confidential enquiry from the Royal College of Physicians.
Call to “liberalise” referral guidelines for bowel cancer
ONLY half of people diagnosed with bowel cancer present with the "high-risk" symptoms that would qualify for an urgent referral, according to a report from Bowel Cancer UK.
Audit finds failings in hospital care for dying
A MAJOR audit of care provision for patients dying in hospital has found significant variations across England and deficiencies in communication and the availability of palliative services.