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Growing support for assisted dying among GPs

A SURVEY carried out by The Royal College of GPs shows growing support for assisted dying among GPs.

  • 24 February 2020
  • News

Scotland acts to make coronavirus notifiable

NEW regulations have come into effect in Scotland making coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a notifiable disease and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2019 (SARS-CoV-2) a notifiable organism.

  • 24 February 2020
  • News

Pharmacy referral service to prevent hospital readmission

HOSPITALS in England will be able to digitally refer newly discharged patients to community pharmacists for extra guidance around new prescribed medicines.

  • 24 February 2020
  • News

Mumps cases highest in decade

MUMPS cases have risen to the highest level in a decade according to data published by Public Health England (PHE).

  • 24 February 2020
  • News

Whistleblowing champions appointed in Scotland

NHS Scotland has appointed 19 whistleblowing champions to health boards across the country with the aim of creating a more honest and open workplace culture.

  • 24 February 2020
  • News

More than a quarter of NHS staff abused by patients

MORE than a quarter of NHS workers in England have been harassed, bullied or abused by patients and members of the public, new figures show.

  • 20 February 2020
  • News

BMA surveys members on assisted dying stance

The BMA has launched a survey among members to re-examine its stance on assisted dying.

  • 12 February 2020
  • News

Covid-19 patient management flowchart

A FLOW chart to help clinicians manage suspected cases of Covid-19 acute respiratory disease has been published by Public Health England (PHE).

  • 12 February 2020
  • News

Smartphone apps to detect skin cancer found unreliable

SMARTPHONE apps used to assess suspicious skin lesions cannot be relied upon to detect melanomas and other skin cancers, according to a study published in the BMJ.

  • 12 February 2020
  • News

No immediate change in how doctors are regulated after Brexit

THE GMC has confirmed that there will be no "imminent changes" to how doctors are regulated or how non-UK doctors are registered after the UK leaves the European Union on 31 January 2020.

  • 30 January 2020
  • News

New member feature

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