Digital phonelines a positive step says RCGP
DIGITAL phonelines are a positive step but there is “dire need” of more GPs, says the RCGP in response to the Government announcement that more than a thousand GP practices in England have signed up for digital upgrades.
Ethics: How should a person be?
PROFESSOR Deborah Bowman reflects on how practice makes perfect, even in ethics.
Case file: Bony infection
...It is alleged that the delayed referral resulted in Ms T having to undergo two debridement procedures...
Case file: Right tooth, wrong patient
...the nurse called the next patient and only then did Dr G realise she had consulted the wrong referral letter and therefore extracted the wrong tooth...
Advice: Keeping up with CPD
Dental practice adviser Bryony Coyle offers tips for making the most of your professional development.
Case file: Over-diagnosis allegation
...the patient accuses Dr H of "over-diagnosing" gum disease for financial gain...
Practice management: Probationary periods
Find out what you need to know when trialling new employees.
MDDUS: “Tired. Concerned. Trying not to lose hope.” A report from the NHS frontline
MDDUS members shared their experience of working for the health service as part of our review of 2022.
Is it safe to apologise?
MDDUS advisers are often asked whether an apology to a patient amounts to an admission of guilt that can be used against you.
Safeguarding children in dentistry
Dr Christine Park looks at the vital role dental teams can play in protecting vulnerable children.