Caution urged on plan for at-home patient health checks
PATIENTS are to carry out health checks at home as part of a landmark trial that aims to ease GP workloads.
MDDUS responds to latest BMA report
MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny said UK doctors must have access to safe, comfortable rest facilities at work.
MDDUS responds to latest General Dental Council report
MDDUS Head of Dental Division Stephen Henderson said it is vital dentists receive fair and timely treatment in GDC fitness to practise investigations.
Effective conversation: nipping interpersonal issues in the bud
Interactive Zoom course designed to support teams in managing interpersonal issues effectively, in the context of ever busier and more challenging clinical environments.
Practice level waiting times will allow “informed choice” says Government
NEW publication of GP appointment waiting times in England will allow patients to make “more informed choices” on the practice they choose to visit, according to the Department of Health and Social Care.
GMC chief calls for action to halt doctors quitting NHS
NEARLY 10,000 doctors gave up their licence to practise last year and action is needed now to stop this “senseless waste” of talent said General Medical Council (GMC) Chief Executive Charlie Massey.
MDDUS Chair pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx
Professor Iain Cameron, Chair of MDDUS, pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx.
Are you delegating safely?
Clinicians can delegate responsibility for a task but not accountability
GMC launches ethical hub on tackling racism
A NEW “ethical hub” on tackling racism in the workplace has been launched by the General Medical Council (GMC) on its website.
GPs given expanded access to tests to speed up cancer diagnosis
GP practices in England are being given expanded direct access to diagnostic scans for patients with concerning symptoms but who fall outside the NICE guideline threshold for an urgent suspected cancer referral.