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Trauma helpline for NHS staff
A HELPLINE has been launched to support NHS staff suffering bereavement or trauma.
GDPR - protecting employee data
Explore the ways in which the data protection regulation affects how you handle employee data.
Morbid obesity on the rise in England
HOSPITAL admissions directly attributable to obesity rose by 4 per cent in England over 2018/19, according to statics published by NHS Digital.
Dentistry ranks high among occupations with potential for exposure to coronavirus
DENTAL practitioners, nurses and technicians are among the top ten occupations with the highest potential for exposure to the coronavirus, according to analysis published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Dentists urged to resist pressure to overprescribe antibiotics
A JOINT letter from UK dental organisations is urging dentists to follow guidance on appropriate antibiotic prescribing, even with changes in standard operating procedures to reduce face-to-face contact.
Delay in Government response to the Paterson Inquiry
THE Government has announced that its formal written response to the Paterson Inquiry will be delayed due to "diverted resources" in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
Some adults may be unclear, unrealistic or ambivalent about their personal circumstances and it is incumbent upon healthcare professionals to work with those adults to understand what “being safe” means to them, and how that can be best achieved.
...The letter of claim alleges that Mr K was not informed that he would be undergoing open surgery, nor was there any discussion of the risks/benefits of the procedure...
Providing routine primary care during COVID-19
WHAT are your professional responsibilities in providing routine healthcare in a primary care setting where service demand and modes of delivery are drastically different?
...Mr G claims to have not been made aware of potential complications prior to RCT; nor did the dentist inform him of the significant bleeding during the procedure...