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Wider use of cannabis-based medicinal products not justified
WIDER use of cannabis-based medicinal products cannot currently be justified due to a lack of robust evidence for clinical effectiveness, says NICE in new draft guidance.
GDPR - lawful basis for processing
An overview of the lawful bases for processing personal data under the GDPR
Asthma deaths soar
DEATHS from asthma attacks in England and Wales have increased by a third in the last decade, according to data from The Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Dental care for diabetics
A NEW commissioning standard on dental care for patients with diabetes has been published by NHS England and the office of the chief dental officer (CDO).
Free Dental Companion app
A NEW Dental Companion app has been launched by The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP), offering a convenient means of accessing evidence-based dental clinical guidance.
No-deal Brexit plans
HEALTH and social care staff in England have been sent details of ongoing preparations for a no-deal Brexit.
Covert video recording
CAN patients video record consultations or staff undertaking a clinical procedure without permission?
Surgical mesh infection
...Mr K is accused of failing to provide Ms L with sufficient information to make an informed choice on the need for surgery to remove the mesh – or the potential complications of delaying for a second opinion...
...The mother requests that should the child’s father phone the practice asking questions in regard to the young girl’s dental treatment no information should be provided...
GP antibiotic prescribing reduced and more selective
ANTIBIOTIC prescribing by general medical practices in England has reduced and become more selective according to a study published on BMJ Open.