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Friday 29 July 2016

Top stories

28.07.16: A survey by a leading charity has found that nearly one in four nurses reported that they were likely to be the only regular visitor for around half of the patients they see at home
28.07.16: The NHS will be offering MCP vanguards three voluntary contract options
27.07.16: The service has published quality standards, outlining what people should expect after lodging a complaint
27.07.16: Alzheimer’s disease is more likely to be wrongly diagnosed in men, which may be why more women appear to develop the condition
07.07.16: Inspections by the CQC will now include data security audits, after the health secretary approved new security standards yesterday
29.06.16: Dr Robert Varnam is calling for suggestions from practice managers on how millions of pounds should be spent on their professional development
08.07.16: Patients are increasingly happy with the care they receive from their GP a new survey shows
07.07.16: Dr Henrietta Hughes has been appointed as the new National Guardian for speaking up freely and safely within the NHS

Personal practice

Andrew McHugh: I’m not sure what I enjoyed least about the campaign, the bullying, the bribery or the bluster of Boris Johnson
Dwysan Edwards: Will the money promised now be spent on Welsh local priorities rather than within the EU?
Fiona Dalziel: Having survived the Scottish Independence referendum, an equally ghastly process but with a good outcome, it is entirely possible that Nicola Sturgeon will try for another independence referendum

Events 2016

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