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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.

  • 30 October 2018
  • News

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.

  • 30 October 2018
  • News

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.

  • 30 October 2018
  • News

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.

  • 23 October 2018
  • News

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.

  • 18 October 2018
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Physician associates to be formally regulated

STATUTORY regulation is to be introduced for physician associates, the Government has announced.

  • 15 October 2018
  • News

Launch of graduate medical course

SCOTLAND’S first graduate entry medical course has begun.

  • 12 October 2018
  • News

Tech boost to drug reaction reporting

DRUG reaction reporting has been made easier for hospital doctors thanks to new software.

  • 11 October 2018
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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.

  • 28 September 2018
  • News

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.

  • 27 September 2018
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