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NOV 26/2013

BMA to offer training for doctors to help support domestic abuse victims

The British Medical Association (BMA) has called for GPs and doctors in the UK to be empowered to provide more support to female victims of domestic abuse. To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the BMA has said acce...

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NOV 25/2013

Greater consistency called for in NHS electronic prescribing practices

GPs and medical staff in charge of prescribing at NHS hospitals need to do more to ensure their use of electronic prescribing technology is carried out in a consistent and coherent manner. New research from University College London (UCL) has reveale...

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NOV 22/2013

NHS Confederation report highlights need for better use of medical data

Staff in permanent doctor roles within the NHS could improve the quality of care they provide through more effective use of medical data. This is according to a new report from the NHS Confederation entitled Challenging Bureaucracy, which was commiss...

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NOV 21/2013

Extra £150m to be allocated to A&Es across England this winter

Nursing staff and other medical professionals working in accident and emergency (A&E) departments across England are to benefit from additional funding support during the coming winter. The Department of Health is preparing to announce the a...

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NOV 19/2013

Hospitals to publish monthly reports on staffing levels

Hospitals across England could be set to create more permanent nursing jobs under new government plans that will make it necessary for details of staffing levels to be published. The Department of Health is announcing its official response to the Fra...

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