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Performance data for thousands of surgeons published

MORTALITY rates and other outcome data for 5,000 NHS surgeons in England are being published online as part of a drive towards greater transparency. 

  • 27 November 2014
  • News

Reminder over counterfeit dental equipment

DENTISTS are being reminded of the risks of buying counterfeit dental equipment. 

  • 27 November 2014
  • News

Almost one in 10 trainees are bullied

NEARLY one in 10 trainee doctors have been bullied at work, according to a report by the General Medical Council. 

  • 27 November 2014
  • News

Surgical training “should be provided in 48 hour week”

TRAINEE surgeons should not have to opt out of the European Working Time Directive to receive enough training, according to the president of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 

  • 26 November 2014
  • News

Communication problems key for overseas doctors failing MRCGP

COMMUNICATION difficulties are a key factor behind higher failure rates amongst overseas doctors in the membership examination of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP), according to new research. 

  • 26 November 2014
  • News

Big drop in trainee whistleblowing amidst anonymity fears

THE number of trainee doctors raising concerns about patient safety has fallen sharply this year after the General Medical Council warned it could not guarantee anonymity. 

  • 26 November 2014
  • News

Patient access to digital records by 2017

PATIENTS in England will be able to access their own GP records online from spring 2015 and will have full access to care records by 2017, according to a report published by the National Information Board. 

  • 17 November 2014
  • News

Visiting dentists now named online

OVERSEAS dentists who are in the UK for temporary work or for educational roles are now displayed on the General Dental Council online register. 

  • 14 November 2014
  • News

Nominations open for BMJ Awards 2015

NOMINATIONS have opened for the prestigious BMJ Awards 2015, celebrating outstanding achievement in the medical profession. 

  • 14 November 2014
  • News

Doctors urged to prescribe antivirals in severe flu

PATIENTS suffering from severe flu this winter should be treated with antivirals despite concerns over efficacy, according to new guidance from Public Health England.

  • 13 November 2014
  • News