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UK cancer survival improves but less so in international comparison

CANCER survival rates have improved but the UK still lags behind other high-income countries, according to a study published in Lancet Oncology.

  • 13 September 2019
  • News

GDC warning on “10-in-2” CPD rule

THE GDC is urging dentists to check that their CPD hours comply with the so-called "10-in-2" rule.

  • 13 September 2019
  • News

Government looks to AI to improve NHS efficiency

A NEW National Artificial Intelligence Lab will be established to work on some of the biggest challenges in healthcare, including earlier cancer detection, new dementia treatments and more personalised care, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced.

  • 29 August 2019
  • News

Nearly a quarter fewer cigarettes smoked in England

AROUND 1.4 billion fewer cigarettes are being smoked in England every year, according to new research funded by Cancer Research UK.

  • 29 August 2019
  • News

Call to make schools sugar-free

SCHOOLS in England should be encouraged to go sugar-free in a bid to tackle worrying levels of child tooth decay.

  • 16 August 2019
  • News

Dental care for diabetics

A NEW commissioning standard on dental care for patients with diabetes has been published by NHS England and the office of the chief dental officer (CDO).

  • 13 August 2019
  • News

Free Dental Companion app

A NEW Dental Companion app has been launched by The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP), offering a convenient means of accessing evidence-based dental clinical guidance.

  • 13 August 2019
  • News

No-deal Brexit plans

HEALTH and social care staff in England have been sent details of ongoing preparations for a no-deal Brexit.

  • 13 August 2019
  • News

GP antibiotic prescribing reduced and more selective

ANTIBIOTIC prescribing by general medical practices in England has reduced and become more selective according to a study published on BMJ Open.

  • 30 July 2019
  • News

GDC seeks views on future development of CPD

THE short and long-term future of professional learning and development in dentistry is the subject of new discussion document on which the GDC is seeking views.

  • 26 July 2019
  • News