GMC report calls for urgent action to tackle workforce crisis
UNMANAGEABLE workloads, dissatisfaction and burnout have created a "vicious cycle" that is causing UK doctors to take steps to leave the profession, the General Medical Council (GMC) warns in a new report.
Online patient access - hot topic FAQs
Get advice on key risk areas ahead of the final deadline for online access to patient records.
"Encouraging results" in dental CPD evaluation
AN evaluation of the General Dental Council’s Enhanced CPD Scheme five years on from its introduction has found that most dental professionals do not find the requirements difficult to achieve and that compliance rates are high.
Decision aid for patients taking benzodiazepines or Z-drugs
A DECISION aid to support patients taking benzodiazepines or Z-drugs (zolpidem or zopiclone) has been published by NICE to help understanding of the benefits and risks of reducing or stopping the medications.
Plan to end new HIV transmissions by 2030 ‘on track’
A PLAN to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030 is “on track”, according to new government figures.
New drugs pilot aims to tackle obesity and cut NHS waiting lists
MORE people living with obesity will have access to the latest weight-loss drugs as part of a multi-million pound pilot scheme announced by NHS England.
Long Covid impact on quality of life "worse than some cancers"
LONG Covid can have a worse effect on quality of life than some types of cancer, according to a new study funded by the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR).
GDC speeds up process to reregister
THE General Dental Council has made reregistration easier for dental professionals who have missed their annual renewal.
Catalysing civility – resolving workplace conflict
Mediator Owen Bubbers-Jones explains how resolving team conflict can boost staff wellbeing and patient safety.
The mission to make the NHS greener
If healthcare was a country it would be the fifth largest carbon emitter in the world. But a number of innovative projects are giving cause for optimism.