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Viral risk to dermatologists exposed to surgical smoke
SMOKE extractors should be made available in all settings where dermatology surgery takes place to mitigate the risk of viral transmission of infections such as Covid-19 and HPV.
...It is alleged that Dr W neglected to secure informed consent for the procedure and failed to provide an adequate standard of treatment...
Concerned loved one
...David claims that Dr L disregarded his welfare power of attorney in regard to treatment decisions in the care of his father....
IT’S not uncommon to be asked by a colleague for healthcare advice or treatment but MDDUS advises leaving this to their own doctor or dentist.
GDC urges vaccine uptake
DENTAL staff are being urged by the GDC to get the coronavirus vaccine if they have not already.
NICE guidance on severe nausea in pregnancy
EXCESSIVE nausea affects up to 3.6 per cent of pregnant women and NICE has published draft guidance on treatment options.
HWF launches digital hub offering staff support and resources
A NEW bespoke digital platform has been launched by the Healthcare Workers’ Foundation (HWF) charity, providing healthcare staff access to a range of essential goods and services.
NHS expands mental health support for staff in England
FORTY mental health support hubs for NHS staff are to be opened across England in the coming weeks.
Covid-19 risks future dental inequality in Scotland
THE number of adults attending a dentist in Scotland in December 2020 was only 28 per cent of the 2018-19 monthly average and around 25 per cent for children, according to statistics published by Public Health Scotland.
Extracting wrong tooth no longer considered 'never event'
WRONG-SITE tooth extraction has been removed from the NHS England Never Events list in a move that has been welcomed by the The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP).