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Saturday 17 March 2018


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Practice managers need ‘bad weather policy’, says union

Wednesday 7th March 2018

Practices need to be better prepared to respond to the harsh weather, the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS) has suggested.

In some areas, practice staff struggled to get to work last week, and many practices had to close earlier or cancel appointments after the ‘beast from the east’ hit the UK with snow and...

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