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The number of doctors raising concerns doubles

THE number of complaints made about doctors by doctors has almost doubled in four years, according to a new report from the General Medical Council.

  • 30 November 2015
  • News

No cut for 2016 dental ARF

THE annual retention fee for dentists has been frozen for 2016 after plans for a small reduction were rejected.

  • 30 November 2015
  • News

Doctors must tell DVLA about unfit patients

DOCTORS must inform the DVLA if a patient continues to drive against medical advice, according to draft new guidance from the General Medical Council.

  • 30 November 2015
  • News

GMC advice for doctors following strike vote

DOCTORS who plan to take part in industrial action scheduled to begin tomorrow must work to minimise the impact on patients, says the GMC.

  • 30 November 2015
  • News

New app to record CPD

DOCTORS can now record their CPD progress on a new mobile app launched by the GMC.

  • 30 November 2015
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Extra protection for NHS whistleblowers under new policy

WHISTLEBLOWERS who raise concerns about NHS care in England will be protected from reprisals under a draft new national policy.

  • 19 November 2015
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New oral cancer toolkit

AN online toolkit designed to help dentists and GPs spot the signs of oral cancer has been launched by Cancer Research UK.

  • 12 November 2015
  • News

GMC reminds doctors of responsibilities in taking industrial action

DOCTORS contemplating industrial action must make the care of patients their first concern, says the GMC.

  • 11 November 2015
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Be prepared for emergency dental care over the holidays

NHS England has produced a quick guide designed to offer practical information for dental providers on what they can do to improve unscheduled care for patients over the holiday period and beyond.

  • 11 November 2015
  • News

GDC chief executive to step down

THE Chief Executive of the General Dental Council, Evlynne Gilvarry, is to step down after five years in the role.

  • 10 November 2015
  • News