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Trainees’ pay drops in past year

TRAINEE doctors in England saw their salary fall by 0.2 per cent in the past year, new figures show. 

  • 30 September 2014
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Registration opens for FP 2015

REGISTRATION for the 2015 foundation training programme is now open. 

  • 30 September 2014
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Plans to widen access to medical careers

A PLAN to encourage a more diverse range of people to train as doctors has been unveiled by Health Education England. 

  • 26 September 2014
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Late stage cancer diagnosis costly

NEARLY half (46 per cent) of cancers in England are diagnosed at an advanced stage when they are harder to treat successfully, according to analysis published by Cancer Research UK. 

  • 26 September 2014
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NHS whistleblowers still facing intimidation

AMONG a dossier of 70 cases involving NHS whistleblowers compiled by the network Patients First, almost half have left the NHS and 79 per cent reported bullying and intimidation. 

  • 25 September 2014
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Reduced mortality rate in hip fracture

IMPROVEMENTS in hip fracture care has meant that over 300 fewer patients died in the year 2013 over a comparable period in 2011-12 according to a recent report.

  • 19 September 2014
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"No" vote in the Scottish Referendum

AS most members will no doubt be aware, the outcome of yesterday’s Independence Referendum was a vote in favour of Scotland remaining part of the United Kingdom. At a political level this marks the start of a period of negotiation on the added powers that are to be devolved to Scotland as indicated by the “Better Together” campaign.

  • 19 September 2014
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Domperidone no longer available over the counter

DOMPERIDONE will no longer be available to patients without a prescription from a doctor, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has announced. 

  • 19 September 2014
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Call for clarity on GDC fee rise

A MAJORITY of dentists (66 per cent) responding to a consultation on the annual retention fee (ARF) do not believe that the GDC has provided a clear account of its resource needs for 2015. 

  • 19 September 2014
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Warning over care of heart attack patients

HEART attack patients who miss just one key element of care massively increase their chance of dying within a month of leaving hospital, according to new research.

  • 18 September 2014
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