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AUG 27/2014

Scottish NHS employment rates rise to record high

There are currently more people employed in Scottish NHS jobs than ever before, according to the latest official data. Figures from the nation's Information Services Division have revealed that NHS Scotland's workforce has increased by almost...

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AUG 21/2014

New study highlights need for fresh mental health nursing recruitment

There is a strong need for fresh investment in mental health nursing jobs, according to a new industry report. Figures highlighted by the Nursing Times have revealed that there has been a reduction in the number of mental health nurses employed in En...

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AUG 18/2014

New special measures announced for GPs by CQC

Staff in GP jobs will be subject to a more comprehensive and demanding system of evaluation and inspection following the introduction of a new system of special measures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). To be introduced in October 2014, the init...

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AUG 14/2014

RCGP: Eliminate red tape to help GPs to return to workforce

A new report has highlighted the need for NHS regulations to be amended in order to make it easier for doctors who have emigrated or retired to secure GP jobs and return to the workforce. Carried out by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCG...

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AUG 13/2014

Pharmacies 'could play a greater role in healthcare provision'

A new study has underlined the need for pharmacy staff across England to take on a greater role in improving public health across the nation. Conducted by Durham University and published in BMJ Open, the research suggested that pharmacies could play ...

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