GMC campaign to tackle bias in its work
A NUMBER of changes are being made to reduce the risk of bias in the way the General Medical Council operates.
Revised launch date for revamped HSIB
ESTABLISHMENT of the Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB) and the Maternity and Newborn Safety Investigations Special Health Authority (MNSI) will be delayed for six months.
NHS England looks to virtual wards to help ease pressure on emergency care
UP to 50,000 people a month to be supported by clinicians at home in “high-tech virtual wards” as part of NHS England plans for urgent and emergency care.
Enduring Covid concern reflected in NHS web visits
CORONAVIRUS and Long Covid topped the list of most visited NHS condition-related web pages in 2022, although visits to monkeypox, scarlet fever and chickenpox pages saw sharp increases.
Clarity on dual registration for oral and maxillofacial surgeons
CLEARER guidance has been published for oral and maxillofacial surgeons explaining when they need to be registered with both the medical and dental regulators.
Practice management: Managing poor performance
How can you support your team to ensure they perform at their best?
Feature: The surprising history of medical defence
Allan Gaw explores some unexpected twists and turns in the story of MDDUS.
Probity – the hidden pitfalls
Even dentists who pride themselves on being open and honest at all times can sometimes fall foul of the rules.
Ethics: Hard choices – on difficult decisions
Professor Deborah Bowman reflects on the complexities of making difficult decisions.
Viewpoint: A place of acceptance
Medico-legal adviser Dr Gordon McDavid offers a personal perspective on the workplace challenges facing LGBTQ+ healthcare professionals.