Step closer in regulation of anaesthesia associates and physician associates
A CONSULTATION on new draft legislation that will allow the GMC to regulate anaesthesia associates (AAs) and physician associates (PAs) has been launched by the The Department of Health and Social Care.
Revised launch date for revamped HSIB
ESTABLISHMENT of the Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB) and the Maternity and Newborn Safety Investigations Special Health Authority (MNSI) will be delayed for six months.
NHS England looks to virtual wards to help ease pressure on emergency care
UP to 50,000 people a month to be supported by clinicians at home in “high-tech virtual wards” as part of NHS England plans for urgent and emergency care.
Enduring Covid concern reflected in NHS web visits
CORONAVIRUS and Long Covid topped the list of most visited NHS condition-related web pages in 2022, although visits to monkeypox, scarlet fever and chickenpox pages saw sharp increases.
Clarity on dual registration for oral and maxillofacial surgeons
CLEARER guidance has been published for oral and maxillofacial surgeons explaining when they need to be registered with both the medical and dental regulators.
Practice management: Managing poor performance
How can you support your team to ensure they perform at their best?
Probity – the hidden pitfalls
Even dentists who pride themselves on being open and honest at all times can sometimes fall foul of the rules.
Advice: A friendly favour, or fraud?
Dental adviser Mike Williams highlights the pitfalls of offering free or discounted treatment to friends and family
Professional development: Being a generalist in a specialised world
Dental business coach Alun Rees reflects on the benefits of taking a broad approach to developing your career.
Case file: Root in situ
...It is claimed that Dr N should have referred Mr K for extraction of the root fragment before undertaking the bridgework...