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Trainees to have mandatory recovery period after nightshift

JUNIOR doctors in Scotland are to be given a mandatory 46-hour recovery period after a run of night shifts before they can return to work.

  • 27 July 2018
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HPV vaccination extended to boys

ADOLESCENT boys in the UK will now be given the HPV vaccine after a long campaign by healthcare organisations, including the BDA.

  • 26 July 2018
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Significant backlogs in radiology reporting

WIDE national variation in timescales for radiology results, with significant backlogs, have been reported in a new Care Quality Commission (CQC) review.

  • 26 July 2018
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Dental prevention pilot proves successful

A SCHEME for prevention-focused dental care piloted in 73 practices in England has led to “reduced or maintained levels” of tooth decay in 90 per cent of patients, according to a Government evaluation.

  • 26 July 2018
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NHS patient app due for December release

NHS patients in England will be able to access their GP record and book appointments using a free app from December 2018.

  • 18 July 2018
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NHS litigation costs continue to rise

THE cost of medical negligence claims to the NHS in England continues to rise despite a record reduction in formal litigation as more claims are mediated.

  • 18 July 2018
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Lower death rates with patient continuity of care

A NEW study looking at continuity of care has concluded that patients who see the same doctor over time have lower death rates.

  • 04 July 2018
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Patient-centred care yields mixed results

AN emphasis on patient-centred care in dealing with multimorbidity in primary care yields mixed results according to a new study.

  • 04 July 2018
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Marx medical manslaughter review invites written evidence

A GMC working group looking into gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide in the medical profession in Scotland has invited written submissions as the latest stage of its review.

  • 29 June 2018
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Mixed review for NHS in global comparison

A GLOBAL comparison of healthcare systems has found that that NHS performs worse than average in the treatment of eight out of the 12 most common causes of death – but provides unusually good financial protection to the public from the consequences of ill health.

  • 28 June 2018
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