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Covid-19 patient management flowchart
A FLOW chart to help clinicians manage suspected cases of Covid-19 acute respiratory disease has been published by Public Health England (PHE).
ED performance in Scotland worst on record
EMERGENCY departments across Scotland clocked the worst monthly four-hour performance on record in December 2019, according to figures released by Scottish Government.
Stop tiptoeing around reform of personal injury compensation
MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny has challenged the Government to stop "tiptoeing around reform" and overhaul the way personal injury compensation is awarded in England and Wales.
Healthcare quality worse for the worse off
PEOPLE living in the most deprived areas of England experience a worse quality of NHS care and poorer health outcomes than people living in the least deprived areas, according to research undertaken by QualityWatch.
GDC commitment to “right touch” regulation welcomed
A CONTINUED focus on "upstream regulation" is among key themes in a Costed Corporate Plan 2020 recently published by the GDC.
Time extension for dentists reported to GDC
DENTISTS who have been reported to the General Dental Council can apply for more time to prepare their comments under a new pilot scheme.
Hospitals need to demonstrate learning from mistakes
ANALYSIS by Healthwatch has shown that only 12 per cent of hospital trusts demonstrate compliance with the statutory regulations when it comes to reporting on patient complaints.
December A&E performance worst on record
DECEMBER 2019 saw the worst performance on record for A&E waiting times in England with 79.8 per cent of patients cared for within the target four hours.
Dentists needed for national survey of antibiotic prescribing
DENTISTS are being urged to participate in a new survey of antibiotic prescribing in dentistry.
GDC urged to focus more on preventing bad practice
MDDUS has welcomed the findings of a new public attitudes survey showing that one in five respondents want the GDC to focus on preventing bad practice rather than taking action after it occurs.