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NHS vaccination programme in Scotland augmented with community pharmacists
COMMUNITY pharmacists in Scotland will now be providing vaccinations and immunisations following introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020.
"Gut feelings" confirmed important in cancer diagnosis
A GP's diagnostic "gut feelings" have been demonstrated to be predictive of cancer in patients in a systematic review published by researchers from Oxford University.
Over three million in England infected with coronavirus
SIX per cent of the population in England may have antibodies for coronavirus, according to research published by Imperial College London.
Physicians express concern over treatment delays in pandemic
A SIGNIFICANT majority of physicians (60 per cent) are concerned for patients under their care who might have suffered harm or complications following diagnosis or treatment delays during the pandemic, according to a July survey conducted by the Royal College of Physicians London.
Two-thirds of GP consultations conducted remotely by telephone or video
A SURVEY of 829 GPs conducted by the Royal College of GPs across the UK has found that that 61 per cent of GP appointments were conducted by telephone and four per cent online via video.
NICE promotes flexible arrangements in elective and planned procedures during pandemic
NEW NICE guidance regarding elective treatment and diagnostic procedures promotes a balanced approach to risks associated with COVID-19 to avoid potential harm that could arise from delays.
NHS plan to boost wellbeing and slash red tape
A NEW NHS strategy aims to improve staff wellbeing and slash red tape.
Using chaperones in remote consultations
AN increasing proportion of consultations are being carried out remotely by video – but can healthcare professionals provide safe care to a patient requiring an intimate examination that would normally involve use of a chaperone?
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GPs predict long-term COVID consequences
GENERAL practice is preparing for an influx of post-COVID patients who will require long-term treatment and support.