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Bad news by phone

...Conscious that urgent action was needed to avoid a poorer outcome for the patient, Dr D felt she had no other option but to phone Mrs K and inform her of the results...

  • 30 March 2020
  • Case study

Pharmacists given access to emergency care summary

PHARMACISTS in Scotland have been granted access to key patient information contained in the emergency care summary (ECS).

  • 30 March 2020
  • News

MDDUS slashes dental membership costs

SUBSCRIPTION rates for dentists have been cut by as much as 75 per cent by MDDUS as clinicians are forced to down tools in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • 30 March 2020
  • News

BMJ awards ceremony cancelled

THE 2020 BMJ awards ceremony has been cancelled in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus.

  • 30 March 2020
  • News

HR Alert: Advice on coronavirus

MDDUS employment law adviser Janice Sibbald offers advice to practices on issues relating to coronavirus.

  • 27 March 2020
  • Article

Whitening complaint

...Mr M undergoes the in-surgery whitening procedure and expresses his immediate dissatisfaction with the results...

  • 27 March 2020
  • Case study

Remote consulting in the coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak has given GP practices little choice but to change the ways in which they normally operate – and one key approach is increased utilisation of online, telephone and video consultations

  • 27 March 2020
  • Risk alert

BMA presses for clinician support in coronavirus outbreak

THE BMA has written to members stating that it is pressing UK governments to ensure supply of personal protective equipment [PPE] for both hospitals and general practice across the UK to protect doctors working amidst the coronavirus outbreak.

  • 18 March 2020
  • News

Concern over immunosuppressant skin medications

A STATEMENT from the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has acknowledged concerns about COVID-19 risk among people taking medicines that affect the immune system, such as biologic therapies or immunosuppressants.

  • 18 March 2020
  • News

Action to protect general dental services in Scotland

CONTINGENCY measures have been put in place in Scotland to preserve the integrity of general dental services amidst potential disruption to service provision caused by the escalation of COVID-19 in Scotland.

  • 18 March 2020
  • News

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