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Early scan recommended for pancreatic cancer

PATIENTS with suspected pancreatic cancer should be offered PET-CT scans to speed up diagnosis and more accurately stage the disease to determine if operable.

  • 13 March 2018
  • News

NHS crisis worse than last year, survey indicates

THE NHS is a system "pushed to its limits", says the Royal College of Physicians in response to survey results in its NHS Reality Check Update 2018.

  • 13 March 2018
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Extra whistleblowing protection for Scottish trainees

EXTRA legal protections have been introduced by NHS Scotland for junior doctors and other postgraduate trainees treated unfairly for whistleblowing.

  • 08 March 2018
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RCGP warns over “culture of blame”

THE Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has warned that an unintended consequence of the recent Bawa-Garba case could be a “regression to a blame culture”.

  • 08 March 2018
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One-off PSA test for prostate cancer a "blunt tool"

Offering a one-off PSA test for prostate cancer to asymptomatic men does not save lives, according to research funded by Cancer Research UK.

  • 08 March 2018
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Review of gross negligence manslaughter

MDDUS has welcomed the announcement by Jeremy Hunt that there will be an urgent review of gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare in light of the High Court case involving Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba.

  • 27 February 2018
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New dental college nearing reality

THE Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) (FGDP(UK)) is taking forward plans to form a new College of General Dentistry and pursue a Royal Charter.

  • 27 February 2018
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Multimillion pound payout for GP innovation

TEN companies will share in a multimillion pound windfall to develop new technologies aimed at easing GP workloads.

  • 27 February 2018
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More detail on state-backed indemnity expected in May

GPs in England can expect further details in May on state-backed indemnity plans for general practice, according to an update by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the BMA.

  • 27 February 2018
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Plans revealed to tackle medication errors

AMBITIOUS new plans to reduce medication errors in England have been unveiled by the health secretary as new research suggests they could contribute to as many as 22,000 deaths each year.

  • 26 February 2018
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