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Vision for “realistic medicine” by 2025

ALL healthcare professionals in Scotland will be practising “realistic medicine” by 2025 in a bid to increase patient involvement and reduce overtreatment.

  • 28 February 2017
  • News

Survey indicates widespread illegal online antibiotic prescribing

A SURVEY of online pharmacies found that 45 per cent offered antibiotics without a prescription.

  • 23 February 2017
  • News

Bill Moyes reappointed GDC chair

BILL Moyes has been reappointed as Chair of the General Dental Council.

  • 22 February 2017
  • News

Expert team to help under-pressure GPs

A SCHEME to help GP practices in England facing workload and workforce pressures get “back on track” has been launched by the Royal College of GPs.

  • 21 February 2017
  • News

Finalists announced for BMJ Awards 2017

MORE than 60 healthcare teams have made it to the final of the 2017 BMJ Awards – once again with headline sponsorship from MDDUS.

  • 20 February 2017
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Practices playing music “must buy a licence”

DOCTORS and dentists who play the radio or other forms of music in their practice must buy a licence or risk legal action.

  • 10 February 2017
  • News

New NHS guidance on avoiding conflicts of interest

NEW guidelines to strengthen the management of potential conflicts of interest among NHS staff have been published by NHS England.

  • 09 February 2017
  • News

Registration deadline for independent clinics

ALL independent dental clinics – or totally private practices – in Scotland must be registered with Health Improvement Scotland (HIS) by 1 April 2017.

  • 09 February 2017
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GMC proposes single licensing assessment

ALL doctors wanting to join the medical register and practice in the UK may be required to pass a standardised Medical Licensing Assessment (MLA), under new proposals by the GMC.

  • 09 February 2017
  • News

New mental health support service for GPs

GPs suffering from stress, depression or addiction can seek help from a new multi-million pound support service in England.

  • 01 February 2017
  • News