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New investment in rest facilities for doctors

THE Department for Health and Social care has announced it will invest £10m in improving doctors' rest facilities.

  • 20 May 2019
  • News

RCS looks to guide surgical innovation

NEW guidance to avoid a “maverick” approach to surgical innovation has been published by the Royal College of Surgeons.

  • 20 May 2019
  • News

Sepsis campaign focuses on early signs

THE five early signs of sepsis are being highlighted in a new public awareness campaign from the Scottish Government.

  • 30 April 2019
  • News

Record numbers get NHS cancer checks

THE number of people checked for signs of cancer exceeded two million for the first time last year, NHS England has revealed.

  • 30 April 2019
  • News

High percentage doctors suffer burnout…or make that “moral injury”

A NEW BMA survey has found that eight out of 10 doctors are at a substantial risk of burnout.

  • 30 April 2019
  • News

Time saving or risky business?

WORKFLOW optimisation utilising non-clinical admin staff has been shown to ease GP workloads but concerns have been raised it may put patient safety at risk.

  • 29 April 2019
  • Risk alert

Medical certificate for terminally ill abuse victims

TERMINALLY ill patients in Scotland who suffered childhood abuse in care must ask their doctor to confirm their condition to claim compensation.

  • 29 April 2019
  • News

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Direct link between frailty and oral health

FRAIL older people have a much greater risk of oral health problems, according to new research.

  • 29 April 2019
  • News

Involve dentists in wider disease prevention

DENTISTS could play a much wider role in detecting health conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, says the Faculty of Dental Surgery.

  • 26 April 2019
  • News