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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.
Serious dental decay in children may indicate neglect
DENTAL decay requiring hospital care could be a sign that a child is suffering neglect according to a study published in the BDJ.
Nearly 400,000 dental patients consulting GPs
A NEW qualitative report has examined the reasons why an estimated 380,000 people in the UK consult GPs for dental problems each year.
Double check penicillin allergy
HEALTHCARE staff should double check patients who believe they are allergic to penicillin to reduce the risk of MRSA or C difficile, NICE has warned.
Social prescribing for loneliness
GPs in England will be able to prescribe community activities for lonely patients as part of a new Government initiative, it has been announced.
Physician associates to be formally regulated
STATUTORY regulation is to be introduced for physician associates, the Government has announced.
Launch of graduate medical course
SCOTLAND’S first graduate entry medical course has begun.
Tech boost to drug reaction reporting
DRUG reaction reporting has been made easier for hospital doctors thanks to new software.
Charity calls for improved early diagnosis of meningitis
ALMOST a third (30 per cent) of young babies with bacterial meningitis receive inappropriate early treatment which delays parents seeking further help, according to report from the Meningitis Research Foundation.
GPs should routinely ask about herbal and supplement use
A STUDY of adults over age 65 found that 34 per cent were taking herbal medicinal products (HMPs) or dietary supplements concurrently with prescription medicines and 33 per cent of those were at risk of potential adverse drug interactions.