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Post-traumatic stress common in early pregnancy loss

ONE in six women experience long-term post-traumatic stress following miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy.

  • 20 January 2020
  • News

Hospitals need to demonstrate learning from mistakes

ANALYSIS by Healthwatch has shown that only 12 per cent of hospitals trusts demonstrate compliance with the statutory regulations when it comes reporting on patient complaints.

  • 20 January 2020
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More than a million GP appointments missed each month

MORE than one million people fail to attend GP appointments every month, costing the NHS £200 million a year.

  • 16 January 2020
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RCGP sets out roadmap to tackle workforce crisis

GENERAL practice is "running on empty" with ever increasing patient demand and falling GP numbers, says the RCGP in setting out a new Workforce Roadmap.

  • 13 January 2020
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December A&E performance worst on record

DECEMBER 2019 saw the worst performance on record for A&E waiting times in England with 79.8 per cent of patients cared for within the target four hours.

  • 10 January 2020
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Bullying of SAS and LE doctors commonplace

NEARLY a third of SAS (specialty and associate specialist) and a fourth of LE (locally employed) doctors have experienced bullying, undermining or harassment at work by colleagues or patients and their families in the last year.

  • 10 January 2020
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Make MDO membership a regulatory requirement

CHRIS KENNY, CEO of MDDUS, comments on GMC research issued today into the impact of doctors’ engagement with the tribunals process.

  • 30 December 2019
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Doctors reducing working hours to beat burnout

DOCTORS are increasingly cutting back on clinical hours to reduce stress, new figures from the General Medical Council show.

  • 30 December 2019
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Dentists needed for national survey of antibiotic prescribing

DENTISTS are being urged to participate in a new survey of antibiotic prescribing in dentistry.

  • 19 December 2019
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Engagement crucial in fitness to practise complaints

PROPER engagement with the fitness to practise process is a crucial factor in outcome for doctors facing MPTS hearings, according to research conducted by the GMC.

  • 19 December 2019
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