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Rise in emergency readmissions for “preventable” conditions

EMERGENCY hospital readmissions for "potentially preventable" conditions have risen by 41 per cent in the last seven years, according to analysis from the Nuffield Trust.

  • 07 June 2018
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Wales opts for state-backed indemnity

THE Welsh government has decided to introduce a state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs in Wales from April 2019 – following in the footsteps of the recent decision by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in England.

  • 30 May 2018
  • News

Support for refugee dentists

A SCHEME to help refugee doctors work in Scotland has now been extended to dentists.

  • 30 May 2018
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Data opt-out for patients in England

THE “national data opt-out” has been launched in England allowing patients to refuse to have their confidential information used for research or planning purposes.

  • 30 May 2018
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Private hospitals ordered to improve patient safety

PRIVATE hospitals in England have been warned by the health secretary to “get their house in order and improve safety”.

  • 21 May 2018
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Decline in continuity of care across general practice in England

A STUDY of GP practices in England found an overall decline in continuity of care between 2012 and 2017.

  • 16 May 2018
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New mandatory data security toolkit

A NEW Data Security and Protection Toolkit has been launched by NHS Digital which all organisations in England with access to NHS patient data and systems must complete to help keep patient information safe.

  • 16 May 2018
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Inequality gap in child tooth decay

NEW data in England has revealed an almost 10-fold difference between some local authorities in the prevalence of child tooth decay.

  • 16 May 2018
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GMC recognises personal impact of complaints

AN independent review into the personal impact on doctors subject to fitness to practise procedures has led the GMC to make changes in the way it investigates complaints.

  • 16 May 2018
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GMC updates revalidation guidance to address concerns

THE GMC has updated its guidance on revalidation to address concerns raised in a detailed review.

  • 16 May 2018
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