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Time extension for dentists reported to GDC

DENTISTS who have been reported to the General Dental Council can apply for more time to prepare their comments under a new pilot scheme.

  • 22 January 2020
  • News

Hospitals need to demonstrate learning from mistakes

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

  • 20 January 2020
  • News

Poll - providing constructive feedback

Cast your vote in our poll to find out how many teams regularly provide constructive feedback to each other

  • 13 January 2020
  • Risk articles

Quiz - leadership skills

Take our quick quiz and test your knowledge on leadership skills

  • 13 January 2020
  • Risk articles

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
  • News

Mea culpa

...The letter claims that Dr P failed prior to sedation to double-check with Ms T the tooth requiring extraction...

  • 30 December 2019
  • Case study

Data concerns when texting patients

TEXT messaging patients has become almost routine in healthcare today but robust processes are still needed to monitor and control both message content and intent, as well as protect patient confidentiality.

  • 30 December 2019
  • Risk alert

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
  • News

GDC urged to focus more on preventing bad practice

MDDUS has welcomed the findings of a new public attitudes survey showing that one in five respondents want the GDC to focus on preventing bad practice rather than taking action after it occurs.

  • 19 December 2019
  • News

GDC introduces application fees

THE GDC will be introducing registration application fees from 1 January 2020.

  • 12 December 2019
  • News