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Monday 2 March 2015

Top stories

02.03.15: GP and BMA education, training and workforce committee chair, Dr Krishna Kasaraneni, has responded to a recent BBC survey on GPs.
02.03.15: The widespread adoption of electronic patient records in health care may have significant consequences for medical litigation in the UK, according to a new paper.
27.02.15: A UK study, on 545 high-risk men, found one case of HIV could be stopped for every 13 men treated for a year.
27.02.15: The Care Quality Commission (CQC) board has raised concerns over the performance of the organisation in responding to safeguarding information and taking action against persistently non-compliant providers.
24.02.15: CCGs and local authorities have invested £2.4 million in an online webtool for patients to ‘self manage’ their mental health.
02.02.15: Shortened training for qualified doctors could compromise patient care and safety claims doctors.
16.02.15: The vast majority of patients are happy with the care they receive from their doctors, according to recent findings.
02.02.15: New proposals to ensure healthcare workers have adequate language proficiency have been made.
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Personal practice

Steve Field: CQC chief inspector of general practice explains intelligent monitoring -one of the tools now being used to support their new approach to inspection
Steve Field: The CQC is currently consulting on a new approach to inspecting healthcare services in prisons, youth offender institutions and immigration removal centres
Andy Drane: How will general practice be affected if Scotland decides to become independent? Two days before the ground-breaking vote specialist healthcare solicitor Andy Drane outlines possible changes

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