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How will the Gosport scandal affect GPs?
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How will the Gosport scandal affect GPs?

The confidence of GPs in delivering end-of-life care has been shaken by the Gosport report, experts say.

MHRA reviews Babylon Health app after complaints from doctors
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MHRA reviews Babylon Health app after complaints from doctors

Babylon Health is the app used to power the NHS GP-at-hand service.

UK-US post-Brexit trade deal risks increased drug prices
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UK-US post-Brexit trade deal risks increased drug prices

President Trump has already promised to put an end to foreign ‘free-riding’ on American pharmaceutical innovation.

BMA responds to new health secretary appointment
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BMA responds to new health secretary appointment

Matthew Hancock’s appointment as Health Secretary is the first change in leadership at the department in six years.

White doctors are more likely to get their first-choice Foundation Training school
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White doctors are more likely to get their first-choice Foundation Training school

Compared to White applicants, doctors from Black or Asian backgrounds were about half as likely to receive their first-choice placement.

Doctors join NHS at 70 march
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Doctors join NHS at 70 march

BMA Council Chair, Dr Chaand Nagpaul, addressed the tens of thousands of protestors who called for an end to NHS funding cuts.

Death of baby highlights need for mandatory monitoring of vitamin D
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Death of baby highlights need for mandatory monitoring of vitamin D

Six-month-old Noah Thahane, of African decent, suffered a fatal cardiac arrest as a complication of vitamin D deficiency.

Change cannabis from schedule 1 to schedule 2 drug, experts say
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Change cannabis from schedule 1 to schedule 2 drug, experts say

In a letter to The Times, 20 prominent UK clinicians and academics called on the Government to cannabis a schedule 2 drug.

Gynaecologist who asked patient about sex toys is struck off
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Gynaecologist who asked patient about sex toys is struck off

A tribunal heard that Dr Iftekhar Ahmed called the woman at home to suggest he come over and install pornography on her computer.

RCGP responds to NHS funding announcement
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RCGP responds to NHS funding announcement

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced extra NHS funding of £384 million a week, in real terms, by 2023.

BTS invites applications to join pleural disease guideline group
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BTS invites applications to join pleural disease guideline group

All respiratory consultants and respiratory specialty trainees applying to join the group must be members of the British Thoracic Society.

BMA welcomes Government decision on visa cap
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BMA welcomes Government decision on visa cap

Doctors and nurses are now excluded from the cap on the allocation of Tier 2 immigration visas.

Patients report ‘potentially harmful’ primary care experiences
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Patients report ‘potentially harmful’ primary care experiences

Almost three-quarters of the reported harmful or potentially harmful experiences occurred in general practice.

UK urgently needs strategy on recruiting international doctors - the Health Foundation
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UK urgently needs strategy on recruiting international doctors - the Health Foundation

An article in the BMJ calls for a joined-up and strategic approach to the recruitment of doctors from other countries.