RCPsych campaign calls for action on racism
THE NHS needs to do “much more” to tackle racism against staff, the president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has said.
Some children waiting over a year for dental extractions
A BBC report has revealed that children in some areas of England are waiting up to 18 months on average for teeth extractions under general anaesthetic.
Rise in diagnosed ADHD
DIAGNOSES of ADHD increased 20-fold between 2000 and 2018, according to research funded by the NIHR (National Institute of Health and Care Research).
Risk of measles outbreak in London
LONDON is at risk of a measles outbreak unless MMR vaccination rates improve, says the UK Health Security Agency.
‘Worrying’ number of trainee doctors face workplace discrimination, GMC survey shows
MORE than a quarter of trainee doctors have faced discrimination at work, a report by the General Medical Council has revealed.
Call for views on registration of internationally qualified dentists
A CONSULTATION on the registration of internationally qualified dentists and dental care professionals has been launched by the General Dental Council.
Blood test finds two-thirds of cancers
A NEW blood test was found to identify two-thirds of cancers in more than 5,000 patients who visited their GP with non-specific symptoms.
NHS England struggles with higher sickness absence
SICKNESS absence in NHS England hospitals and community services was 29 per cent higher in the most recent calendar year compared with the year before the pandemic, according to analysis by the Nuffield Trust carried out for the BBC.
Push for NHS staff to switch to new patient record service
HEALTHCARE professionals are being encouraged to switch to the new version of an NHS patient record service before the end of September.
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.