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Government announces strategy to reduce the number of stillbirths

A NEW maternity strategy to reduce the number of stillbirths in England has been announced by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

  • 28 November 2017
  • News

Children’s oral health conference

A ONE day conference to discuss issues and explore effective approaches in helping to encourage positive oral health in children will be held on 25 January at the Museum of London.

  • 28 November 2017
  • News

Negative perceptions of general practice fuelling recruitment crisis

MORE than three quarters (76 per cent) of medical students report hearing negative comments about general practice from clinicians, educational trainers and/or academics by the time they reach their final year at university, according to a new report from the RCGP and the Medical Schools Council.

  • 28 November 2017
  • News

Effective antibiotic use can halve superbug infections

PROGRAMMES to ensure effective use of antibiotics can halve the number of hospital infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria.

  • 24 November 2017
  • News

Complaints handling processes risk doctors' health

POOR processes and prolonged timescales in the investigation of GMC and other complaints against doctors are associated with decreased psychological welfare and increased defensive practice, according to a study published in BMJ Open.

  • 23 November 2017
  • News

Annual GDC renewal for dentists

ANNUAL GDC registration renewal for dentists has opened with a final deadline of 31 December.

  • 23 November 2017
  • News

Discontinuity of care linked to emergency admission risk

A LACK of continuity in the primary care of patients over age 65 has been linked to a higher risk of emergency hospital admission, according to a new study.

  • 23 November 2017
  • News

Report medicine side effects, campaign urges

DOCTORS are being urged to report side effects from over-the-counter medicines in a new social media campaign from the Medicines Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

  • 22 November 2017
  • News

“Further improvement” in performance at GDC

THE General Dental Council has shown further improvement by meeting all but one of the 24 standards set down by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

  • 10 November 2017
  • News

“Bad apples” and other perpetrators behind professional misconduct

AN analysis of professional misconduct among health and care professionals by the Professional Standards Authority has found that not all perpetrators are simply "bad apples".

  • 08 November 2017
  • News