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Funding to improve health of rough sleepers

COUNCILS in England will receive £1.9 million in funding to help improve the health of rough sleepers.

  • 30 May 2019
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Medical register tops 300,000 for first time

THE number of doctors registered to practise in the UK has topped 300,000 for the first time, new figures from the General Medical Council show.

  • 28 May 2019
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Sharp rise in NHS penalty notices

THE number of fines handed down to patients for wrongly claiming free NHS treatment has risen 30-fold in the past five years, with fines now topping £126 million.

  • 23 May 2019
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RCGP offers vision for the future

EXTENDED GP consultations and continuity of care delivered via 'micro-teams' are key elements in a vision for the future of general practice.

  • 22 May 2019
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RCS looks to guide surgical innovation

NEW guidance to avoid a “maverick” approach to surgical innovation has been published by the Royal College of Surgeons.

  • 20 May 2019
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New investment in rest facilities for doctors

THE Department for Health and Social care has announced it will invest £10m in improving doctors' rest facilities.

  • 20 May 2019
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Sepsis campaign focuses on early signs

THE five early signs of sepsis are being highlighted in a new public awareness campaign from the Scottish Government.

  • 30 April 2019
  • News

Record numbers get NHS cancer checks

THE number of people checked for signs of cancer exceeded two million for the first time last year, NHS England has revealed.

  • 30 April 2019
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High percentage doctors suffer burnout…or make that “moral injury”

A NEW BMA survey has found that eight out of 10 doctors are at a substantial risk of burnout.

  • 30 April 2019
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Medical certificate for terminally ill abuse victims

TERMINALLY ill patients in Scotland who suffered childhood abuse in care must ask their doctor to confirm their condition to claim compensation.

  • 29 April 2019
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