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Each Baby Counts sees slow progress

A REPORT from Each Baby Counts has concluded that there still remains a significant number of avoidable stillbirths, baby deaths and brain injuries occurring during term labour in the UK.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

Blood test holds promise of early detection for 50 types of cancer

A NEW blood test has the potential to detect more than 50 types of cancer as well as their location within the body, says researchers.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

COVID-19 advice from Acas

Acas has produced a helpful guidance page for employers and employees dealing with the COVID-19 emergency.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

Information governance advice in COVID-19

NHSX in England has said that in the current circumstances with COVID-19 it could be more harmful not to share health and care information than to share it.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

HIV treatment PrEP made available across England

THE preventative HIV treatment PrEP is to be rolled out across England thanks to a £16 million funding boost.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

Bad news by phone

...Conscious that urgent action was needed to avoid a poorer outcome for the patient, Dr D felt she had no other option but to phone Mrs K and inform her of the results...

  • 30 March 2020
  • Case study

BMJ awards ceremony cancelled

THE 2020 BMJ awards ceremony has been cancelled in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus.

  • 30 March 2020
  • News

Pharmacists given access to emergency care summary

PHARMACISTS in Scotland have been granted access to key patient information contained in the emergency care summary (ECS).

  • 30 March 2020
  • News

HR Alert: Advice on coronavirus

MDDUS employment law adviser Janice Sibbald offers advice to practices on issues relating to coronavirus.

  • 27 March 2020
  • Article

Remote consulting in the coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak has given GP practices little choice but to change the ways in which they normally operate – and one key approach is increased utilisation of online, telephone and video consultations

  • 27 March 2020
  • Risk alert