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Sunday 18 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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More than a third of Scottish GPs are planning to retire from general practice within the next five years, BMA research has shown.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016
Convicted fraudster, Conrad de Souza, who held top jobs in the NHS for nine years based on fake qualifications, has plead guilty to attempting to repeat his crime after coming out of prison.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016
Practice managers should make GPs aware of new guidance on dealing with inappropriate and intrusive behaviour from patients, especially online.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016
Almost a third of practices in England have been unable to fill GP staff vacancies for a year according to a new BMA survey of 3,567 partners.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016
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