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Dentists feeling “dissatisfied with life”
DENTISTS are almost twice as likely as the general population to feel dissatisfied with life, according to research from the British Dental Association.
Dental faculty “concern” over GDC processes
THE way dental care standards are interpreted in the General Dental Council’s fitness to practise processes is causing “a great deal of concern”, the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners UK have said.
Codeine now contraindicated in under-12s with cough and cold
THE use of codeine to treat cough and cold is now contraindicated in children below 12 years, according to new guidance from the European Medicines Agency.
Diabetics in England not getting foot checks
OVER 400,000 diabetic patients in England are not having an annual foot check, increasing their risk of diabetes-related amputation, according to Diabetes UK.
Dentists urged to ensure clarity over treatment costs
DENTISTS are reminded to ensure treatment options and costs are clearly explained prior to treatment being provided to avoid disagreements with patients.
Majority of bowel cancer cases diagnosed too late
AS few as one in three bowel cancer patients in some parts of England are diagnosed early, according to new figures.
HPV vaccine for boys would “help prevent oral cancer”
EXTENDING HPV vaccinations to all adolescent boys would help tackle increases in oral cancer, the British Dental Association has said.
Time limit on provisional registration comes into force
TRAINEE doctors can now only hold provisional registration with the General Medical Council for three years and 30 days.
Physician associates offer valuable asset
Physician associates (PAs) provide a same-day consultation service comparable to GPs and at a lower cost, according to a new study published in the British Journal of General Practice.
Fresh pair of eyes may aid cancer diagnosis
PATIENTS may have a better chance of early diagnosis of some cancers if seen by an "unknown doctor" rather than their regular GP, according to a Cancer Research UK study.