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Annual GDC renewal reminder

ANNUAL GDC registration renewal for dentists has opened with a final deadline of 31 December.

  • 13 November 2018
  • News

NHS facing “year-round crisis” in emergency care

EMERGENCY care services in England are suffering a “year-round crisis" with key indicators demonstrating that the summer of 2018 delivered worse levels of care to patients than five out of eight recent winters, according to recent BMA analysis.

  • 13 November 2018
  • News

Report highlights significant unawareness of oral cancer

OVER 8,300 new cases of oral cancer are now diagnosed in UK adults each year, representing a 49 per cent increase over the last decade according to a new report by the Oral Health Foundation.

  • 13 November 2018
  • News

Reduction in antibiotic prescribing by dentists

DENTAL practices in England dispensed nearly a quarter fewer prescriptions for antibiotics in 2017 compared to 2013, according to figures published by the English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR)

  • 12 November 2018
  • News

New plans to address violence against NHS staff

MORE than 15 per cent of NHS employees have experienced violence from patients, their relatives or the public in the last 12 months – the highest figure for five years – according to the most recent NHS staff survey.

  • 12 November 2018
  • News

Doctors warned on using Google Translate in consultations

USING Google Translate in medical consultations risks introducing communication errors that could lead litigation, says MDDUS.

  • 12 November 2018
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Fewer BME doctors appointed to consultant posts

BLACK and minority ethnic (BME) trainee doctors are less likely to be shortlisted and offered consultant posts than white trainees despite applying for more such posts, according to a recent report.

  • 12 November 2018
  • News

Case highlights risk in emergency access

A RECENT Supreme Court case confirms that receptionists and other non-medically qualified staff at first point of contact owe patients a duty of care in providing accurate information on access to medical assistance

  • 31 October 2018
  • News

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