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Trainee doctors suffer with psychological impact of pandemic
MORE than 40 per cent of junior doctors said they were suffering from depression, anxiety, stress or burnout which had worsened because of the pandemic in survey conducted in April 2021 by the BMA.
...Mr J returns to Dr N over a week later complaining of numbness in his lip and tongue...
Making decisions about CPR
Doctors will be familiar with the difficult challenge of dealing with advance decisions on the resuscitation of patients (DNACPR decisions) - more particularly so during the pandemic. What key issues need to be considered?
...Dr P is accused of being abusive, insulting, ill-tempered and unprofessional. Dr B is specifically criticised for failing to intervene...
Taskforce to prioritise antivirals development
A TASKFORCE has been launched by the UK Government to identify antiviral treatments for patients exposed to Covid-19 to stop the infection spreading and speed up recovery time.
Action needed to boost vaccine uptake amongst health workers
TACKLING misinformation and mistrust is key to reducing Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy amongst healthcare workers, a new UK study has found.
SNOMED CT deadline extension for dental providers
THE deadline for compliance with the use of SNOWMED CT terminology for capturing clinical terms within electronic patient record systems has been extended by four months.
GDC defends use of undercover investigations
THE General Dental Council has defended its use of undercover investigations and not ruled out future use if merited by potential public risk, and if there is no other way to investigate an allegation.
Radiologist shortage acute
THE radiologist workforce in the NHS is now 33 per cent short-staffed and needs at least another 1,939 consultants to meet safe staffing levels and pre-coronavirus levels of demand for scans, says the Royal College of Radiologists.
Vaccine choice for pregnant women welcomed
THE announcement that pregnant women will be offered the Covid-19 vaccine in line with UK vaccine roll out plans has been welcomed by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).