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GDC urges vaccine uptake
DENTAL staff are being urged by the GDC to get the coronavirus vaccine if they have not already.
NICE guidance on severe nausea in pregnancy
EXCESSIVE nausea affects up to 3.6 per cent of pregnant women and NICE has published draft guidance on treatment options.
Extracting wrong tooth no longer considered 'never event'
WRONG-SITE tooth extraction has been removed from the NHS England Never Events list in a move that has been welcomed by the The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP).
HWF launches digital hub offering staff support and resources
A NEW bespoke digital platform has been launched by the Healthcare Workers’ Foundation (HWF) charity, providing healthcare staff access to a range of essential goods and services.
NHS expands mental health support for staff in England
FORTY mental health support hubs for NHS staff are to be opened across England in the coming weeks.
Covid-19 risks future dental inequality in Scotland
THE number of adults attending a dentist in Scotland in December 2020 was only 28 per cent of the 2018-19 monthly average and around 25 per cent for children, according to statistics published by Public Health Scotland.
Updated guidance to help doctors prescribe remotely
DOCTORS who prescribe remotely must meet the same standards as they do when seeing patients face to face.
Smartphone app to detect kidney disease
PATIENTS with diabetes and high blood pressure will be able to test for kidney disease at home and send results to their GP using a smartphone app.
Frontline staff urged to take up Covid-19 vaccination
FRONTLINE health and social care workers in England have been urged to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine when offered in a letter signed by leading professionals.
Guide for public on Covid-19 testing
A GUIDE to Covid-19 testing for patients and the public has been published by the Royal College of Pathologists.