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Practice dress code

HOW can you make sure your practice staff look professional while also complying with infection prevention and control measures?

  • 11 October 2019
  • Article

Care pressures will force one in five workers to quit

NEARLY one in five employees over the age of 45 expect to stop work early to care for an adult family member, new research suggests.

  • 11 October 2019
  • Article

Vegetarianism not a protected characteristic, tribunal rules

VEGETARIANISM is a “lifestyle choice” and not a philosophical belief capable of protection under equality legislation, an employment tribunal (ET) has decided.

  • 11 October 2019
  • Article

NHS whistleblower support scheme extended

A SCHEME to provide NHS whistleblowers with practical support is to be rolled out across England following successful pilots.

  • 10 October 2019
  • News

Remote working roles double in four years

THE number of remote working jobs available in the UK has doubled in four years, new figures suggest.

  • 10 October 2019
  • Article

Deprivation link in addiction to prescription medicines

DEPENDENCE on prescription medicines is higher in areas of deprivation, according to a new review published by Public Health England.

  • 25 September 2019
  • News

Patient warning on DIY orthodontics

A NATIONAL campaign to warn people about the dangers of DIY orthodontics will be launched this December by the Oral Health Foundation and the British Orthodontic Society (BOS).

  • 25 September 2019
  • News

E-cigarette use continues to rise in UK

VAPING has risen by 12.5 per cent with now 3.6 million users in the UK (7.1 per cent of the population) compared to 7.2 million smokers, according to statistics published by Action on Smoking and Health.

  • 25 September 2019
  • News

Dance floor mishap

...An urgent referral after consultation with Dr P would have led to a prompt diagnosis of Achilles tendon rupture and direct primary repair...

  • 24 September 2019
  • Case study

Brexit patient safety risks

BREXIT looms ever larger as the UK faces yet another crucial deadline – and MDDUS has received numerous calls requesting advice in regard to the potential for disrupted patient care and service provision in the event of a "no deal".

  • 24 September 2019
  • Risk alert