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Funding boost for GPs suffering burnout in General Practice Forward View

SUPPORT services for GPs suffering from burnout in England are to be given a multi-million pound cash injection, it has been announced.

  • 28 April 2016
  • News

Regulation of independent clinics in Scotland

HEALTHCARE Improvement Scotland (HIS) will now regulate all independent medical and dental clinics in Scotland.

  • 26 April 2016
  • News

Revalidation “starting to have an impact” says GMC

FOUR out of 10 doctors are changing the way they practise as a result of their last appraisal, according to a three-year study into the impact of revalidation.

  • 26 April 2016
  • News

Hi-tech funding for Scottish dentists

GRANTS worth £350 are being awarded to Scottish dental practices as part of plans to reduce paper and make greater use of technology.

  • 26 April 2016
  • News

NHS England launches standardised whistleblowing policy

A NEW standardised national whistleblowing policy has been launched by NHS Improvement in England with a pledge to support staff who raise concerns about the safety or quality of patient care no matter where they work in the NHS.

  • 25 April 2016
  • News

GMC issues statement on refusing unsafe rotas

DOCTORS asked to cover rota gaps should carefully consider their own health and welfare and the impact on their practice if they are exhausted, says the GMC.

  • 25 April 2016
  • News

GPs overprescribing antibiotics for toothaches

MORE than half of patients visiting a GP with a dental problem in the last 10 years were prescribed antibiotics, often unnecessarily, according to a study published in the British Journal of General Practice.

  • 15 April 2016
  • News

NICE guidance to minimise risk in prescribing controlled drugs

NEW guidance on prescribing controlled drugs has been issued by NICE, drawing together up-to-date legislation and existing advice.

  • 14 April 2016
  • News

Wide variation in death rates after emergency general surgery

DEATH rates among patients undergoing emergency general surgery are almost 12 times higher at some Trusts compared to others, according to a report by the Nuffield Trust.

  • 14 April 2016
  • News

Dentist addresses to be removed from GDC register

THE full addresses of dental care professionals will no longer be published on the General Dental Council website under new plans announced by the regulator.

  • 14 April 2016
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