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MAY 15/2014

BMA campaign calls for more GP jobs to be created

The British Medical Association (BMA) has launched a new campaign that aims to highlight the importance of funding the creation of additional GP jobs across the country. Entitled Your GP Cares, the campaign calls for the government to devise a long-t...

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MAY 14/2014

NICE outlines draft guidance on NHS safe staffing levels

Hospital management boards will be able to make more educated decisions on nursing staff numbers following the publication of new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The regulator has issued draft recommendatio...

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MAY 07/2014

Government adviser calls for language tests for home care workers

Overseas home care workers could need to pass English language proficiency tests before they are allowed to work in the UK, under new proposals from a government adviser. Dr Shereen Hussein, scientific adviser to the Department of Health, told BBC Ra...

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MAY 06/2014

RCP: More staff and training needed to reduce asthma deaths

More needs to be done to ensure that future NHS recruitment and training efforts meet the needs of the UK asthma community, according to a new report. Compiled by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), the National Review of Asthma Deaths has highlig...

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MAY 02/2014

New Cambridge and Brighton hospital developments could create NHS jobs

The government has announced two new hospital development projects this week that could lead to the creation of new NHS medical jobs in the future. Plans unveiled by HM Treasury and the Department of Health will see £420 million spent on comple...

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