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1 - 12 of 13 results for: Feb 2019
  • Call to roll out workers' mental health guardians

    Guardians of workforce mental wellbeing should be introduced across the NHS, according to a report published by HEE (Health Education England).

    Date: 28 February 2019

  • Risk of GPs owning premises reduced

    GPs in Scotland have welcomed additional investment of £20m to reduce the financial risk of owning premises – and make becoming a GP partner more attractive.

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • The consultation: control of cancer

    Ipswich breast surgeon Liz O’Riordan became a blogger and patient advocate after being diagnosed with cancer, and wrote a book that combined patient and doctor experiences of overcoming the disease

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • Guiding light

    Coming to work in the UK as a doctor can be ‘challenging and daunting’. A new mentoring scheme helps IMGs to adapt. Tim Tonkin reports

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • An NHS for all

    People with learning disabilities often get such a raw deal with their healthcare that it can seem like they belong to a completely different health service. Keith Cooper meets a GP passionate about achieving equity of care

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • AS you like it

    SAS doctors have a renewed sense of optimism that the AS (associate specialist) grade – effectively closed 10 years ago – will be reopened. Tim Tonkin finds out what this would mean

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • Promises, promises

    The NHS Long Term Plan makes welcome pledges on tackling the sources of ill health and promoting integration but, with the funding likely to be swallowed by existing demands, can it really make a difference? Peter Blackburn reports

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • State-backed GP indemnity scheme welcomed

    GP leaders have welcomed steps to deliver a new state-backed indemnity scheme in Wales.

    Date: 13 February 2019

  • The Doctor magazine February 2019

    The turth behind the NHS Long Term PLan, going through the emotions at work and the possible reopening of the associate specialist grade

    Date: 13 February 2019

  • Contract wrongfully withdrawn, court finds

    A consultant whose contract was cancelled days before starting his new job has thanked the BMA for its support, after a court ruled he was wrongfully dismissed.

    Date: 07 February 2019

  • How does it feel?

    How many emotions do you get through in a working day? Former Secret Doctor Aoife Abbey has chosen seven, for a major new book in which she recounts her life as an intensive care trainee. Neil Hallows reports

    Date: 07 February 2019

  • Inter-deanery transfer restrictions relaxed

    Trainees will now find it easier to transfer to posts in other parts of the country after the BMA junior doctors committee secured a series of measures.

    Date: 05 February 2019


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