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Good record keeping essential with remote consulting

MDDUS has seen a rise in calls from members concerned about treating patients safely in remote consultations. One way to manage risk is to ensure that record keeping is clear, sufficiently detailed, accurate and contemporaneous.

  • 31 August 2020
  • Risk alert

Research links obesity with higher risk of COVID-19 complications

RESEARCH has confirmed that obese patients with COVID-19 are at increased risk of admission to intensive care units and death from the virus.

  • 31 August 2020
  • News

Patient access to dental care “off cliff edge” in lockdown

PATIENTS accessing the Urgent Dental Care Network in England – set up to treat emergencies during lockdown when face-to-face care was suspended in practice – amounted to little over 2 per cent of normal levels of activity, according to data acquired by the BDA.

  • 31 August 2020
  • News

Melanoma deaths surged over last few decades

DEATHS from melanoma have increased dramatically in the UK, with rates more than doubling in since the 1970s, according to figures released by Cancer Research UK.

  • 31 August 2020
  • News

Survey exposes national radiologist shortage

ALMOST 2,000 radiologist posts are currently unfilled across the UK with national vacancy rates averaging at 33 per cent, according to a new workforce report.

  • 28 August 2020
  • News

Drink-driving offence

Dental case study

  • 27 August 2020
  • Case study

Missed fracture

Medical case study

  • 27 August 2020
  • Case study

Pandemic further risks child dental health

The BDA is warning that the pandemic will increase the disparity, with the effect of lockdown diets, the suspension of public health programmes promoting the prevention of tooth decay, and high-street dental services currently running at less than a quarter of former capacity.

  • 27 August 2020
  • News

NHS vaccination programme in Scotland augmented with community pharmacists

COMMUNITY pharmacists in Scotland will now be providing vaccinations and immunisations following introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020.

  • 26 August 2020
  • News

"Gut feelings" confirmed important in cancer diagnosis

A GP's diagnostic "gut feelings" have been demonstrated to be predictive of cancer in patients in a systematic review published by researchers from Oxford University.

  • 26 August 2020
  • News