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Wednesday 27 July 2016

Top stories

26.07.16: Cancer Research UK has tripled its investment in pancreatic cancer, one of the hardest cancers to treat
26.07.16: The GMC said “unconscious bias” could be why BME medical graduates pass specialty exams at a lower rate
26.07.16: The NHS is failing to assess people with rheumatoid and early inflammatory arthritis quickly enough, a clinical audit has shown
25.07.16: RCGP has launched a “one-stop” hub of resources to support GPs in giving high quality care to patients with perinatal health conditions
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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