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OCT 26/2012

Use locums to plug service gaps

With budgets tighter than ever across the NHS and this pressure beginning to tell in cuts to some services up and down the country, it is important that Trusts do everything they can to ensure quality of care for patients. In those situations where t...

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OCT 26/2012

More midwife training could reduce accidental injuries

The importance of continuing professional development (CPD) to update your midwifery knowledge and skills has been highlighted by a report published by the NHS Litigation Authority (NHS LA). The authority, which manages legal claims made against the ...

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OCT 25/2012

Experts anticipate rise in number of pharmacy job seekers

The number of people applying for pharmacist jobs is likely to grow in the future as a result of the ongoing increase in students graduating from universities in the UK. The British Pharmaceutical Students' Association (BPSA) has warned that many...

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OCT 24/2012

Locum GPs could play important role in discouraging prolonged sitting

Locum GPs may only see the same patient once or twice, but they could still play a vital role in encouraging sedentary people to get moving. Scientists at the University of Texas School of Public Health say that primary care consultations offer an id...

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OCT 19/2012

Time to get ready for revalidation

Doctors around the country are being urged to prepare for the introduction of revalidation, following the Department of Health's confirmation that the process will go ahead as planned. Starting in December of this year, all doctors who are regist...

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