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New guidance on remote prescribing
NEW guidance on remote consulting and prescribing has been published by 13 healthcare organisations.
Dental toolkit for safeguarding children who miss appointments
A NEW toolkit has been launched to support the safeguarding of children and young people who miss dental appointments.
Report highlights electronic prescribing risks
ELECTRONIC medication systems can put patient safety at risk if not properly implemented, according the findings of an investigation report by the Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch (HSIB).
Dental faculty guidance goes online
KEY guidance for dentists and their teams has been made available for free online.
Mental health scheme for doctors and dentists extended
A SCHEME providing 24/7 mental health support to NHS doctors and dentists has been rolled out across England.
GDC reduces annual retention fee
THE GDC has announced a reduction in its annual retention fee (ARF).
Deprivation link in addiction to prescription medicines
DEPENDENCE on prescription medicines is higher in areas of deprivation, according to a new review published by Public Health England.
E-cigarette use continues to rise in UK
VAPING has risen by 12.5 per cent with now 3.6 million users in the UK (7.1 per cent of the population) compared to 7.2 million smokers, according to statistics published by Action on Smoking and Health.
Patient warning on DIY orthodontics
A NATIONAL campaign to warn people about the dangers of DIY orthodontics will be launched this December by the Oral Health Foundation and the British Orthodontic Society (BOS).
Dental Complaints Service refers fewer cases
OVER 83 per cent fewer cases have been referred for fitness to practise procedures by the Dental Complaints Service (DCS) over the last four years, according a DCS performance review.