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Cost of bullying in NHS England estimated at £2.28 billion

BULLYING and harassment in the NHS in England costs the UK taxpayer an estimated £2.28 billion per year according to a new study.

  • 30 October 2018
  • News

Consent process suffers under pressure says GMC

HEAVY workloads among doctors are impacting the consent process and undermining the doctor-relationship, according to the GMC.

  • 30 October 2018
  • News

Serious dental decay in children may indicate neglect

DENTAL decay requiring hospital care could be a sign that a child is suffering neglect according to a study published in the BDJ.

  • 30 October 2018
  • News

Nearly 400,000 dental patients consulting GPs

A NEW qualitative report has examined the reasons why an estimated 380,000 people in the UK consult GPs for dental problems each year.

  • 30 October 2018
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Essential guide for implant dentists

DENTISTS who carry out implant work can benefit from a new guide which offers practical advice on the latest developments in the field.

  • 22 October 2018
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Dentists ‘should be proud’ of inspection improvements

IMPROVEMENTS in dental practices inspected by the Care Quality Commission “should make the profession proud”, the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FGDP UK) has said.

  • 19 October 2018
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Guidance on global classification system of periodontal and peri-implant diseases

AN implementation plan for a new global classification system of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions has been devised by a working group of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP).

  • 27 September 2018
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Mixed success in reducing child tooth decay

HOSPITAL admissions in England for tooth decay in children aged 5-9 have increased for the second consecutive year but have dropped among ages 1-4 years and 10-14 years.

  • 27 September 2018
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GPs should routinely ask about herbal and supplement use

A STUDY of adults over age 65 found that 34 per cent were taking herbal medicinal products (HMPs) or dietary supplements concurrently with prescription medicines and 33 per cent of those were at risk of potential adverse drug interactions.

  • 27 September 2018
  • News

Clarity on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis

NEW implementation advice on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis aims to clarify the "non-routine circumstances" in which such treatment might be justified.

  • 29 August 2018
  • News