Ask the Expert: Do I need to give staff extra bank holidays?
Does the practice need to give staff yet another new bank holiday? We're already struggling with workload.
NHS plan to further reduce opioid prescribing
OPIOID painkiller prescriptions in England have fallen by 8 per cent in the last three years according to NHS data released with publication of a new action plan to “crack down” on the overuse of potentially-addictive medicines.
Acting as a witness for dentists
This course aims to build knowledge on the requirements associated with giving evidence as a professional witness across the various legal systems in the UK.
GDC changes to fitness to practise processes are “pragmatic and sensible”, says MDDUS
MDDUS Head of Dental Division Stephen Henderson said the changes would bring significant improvements for registrants.
Being prepared for unexpected medical emergencies
Would you know what to do if the practice was asked for access to its defibrillator?
“Shameful“ number of hospital tooth extractions for children
PREVENTABLE tooth decay caused almost 27,000 children to undergo extractions in hospital, new government figures for England show.
Scope of practice not just a prescribed list of tasks, says GDC
A NEW consultation on the revision of existing scope of practice guidance has been launched by the General Dental Council with the aim of making it “less prescriptive and more adaptable”.
Step closer in regulation of anaesthesia associates and physician associates
A CONSULTATION on new draft legislation that will allow the GMC to regulate anaesthesia associates (AAs) and physician associates (PAs) has been launched by the The Department of Health and Social Care.
Revised launch date for revamped HSIB
ESTABLISHMENT of the Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB) and the Maternity and Newborn Safety Investigations Special Health Authority (MNSI) will be delayed for six months.
NHS England looks to virtual wards to help ease pressure on emergency care
UP to 50,000 people a month to be supported by clinicians at home in “high-tech virtual wards” as part of NHS England plans for urgent and emergency care.