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Cancer diagnosis target in England unmet
OVER 65,000 people in England wait longer than 28 days to find out whether they have cancer each month, according to estimates by Cancer Research UK.
NHS dental treatments in Scotland below pre-pandemic levels
DENTAL contacts and treatments in Scotland have not yet fully recovered to pre-pandemic levels, according to a report from Public Health Scotland.
Mental health of Welsh dentists worsens
THE mental health of dentists in Wales further declined towards the end of 2021, as increasing admin tasks forced most clinicians to work without proper breaks.
Tackling toxic health service cultures at heart of new GMC guidance
NEW duties could be placed on doctors to call out bullying and to tackle toxic workplace cultures.
Emergency GMC registration for pandemic response to end in September
THE GMC has announced that temporary emergency registration given to doctors as part of the pandemic response will close on 30 September 2022.
New resource to support refugee mental health
A NEW resource offering advice on supporting asylum seekers and refugees with their mental health has been launched by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Mobile lung MOTs for improved cancer diagnosis
TARGETED lung health checks in England involving mobile units have led to around 600 patients being diagnosed with lung cancer at an early stage, says NHS England.
Emergency care in Scotland remains in severe crisis
MORE than three in 10 patients in Scotland waited more than four hours for care in emergency departments, according to performance figures for the week ending 10 April.
Lifelong excess weight doubles risk of womb cancer
LIFELONG excess weight almost doubles the risk of developing womb cancer, according to a new study funded by Cancer Research UK.
Record waiting lists for gynaecology treatment bring despair
WAITING lists for gynaecology treatment across the UK have reached a combined figure of over 570,000 women, with a 60 per cent increase on pre-pandemic levels according to a new report by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).