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Public satisfaction in NHS at its lowest since 2007
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Public satisfaction in NHS at its lowest since 2007

Results of the 2018 British Social Attitudes survey.

Women more likely to be offered UK specialty training post
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Women more likely to be offered UK specialty training post

Data on 10,559 doctors who entered a UK medical school in 2007 or 2008 and were eligible to apply for specialty training by 2015.

NHS staff survey: bullying by colleagues on the rise
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NHS staff survey: bullying by colleagues on the rise

Results from the 2018 NHS Staff Survey highlight problems with bullying, harassment and abuse from patients and other staff members.

The Lancet: all Brexit scenarios will cause significant harm to the NHS
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The Lancet: all Brexit scenarios will cause significant harm to the NHS

Brexit will require Government and Parliament to pass several major pieces of legislation and up to 600 statutory instruments within a month.

Trainees should receive a wellbeing ‘check-in’ in every rotation
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Trainees should receive a wellbeing ‘check-in’ in every rotation

NHS Staff and Learners’ Mental Wellbeing Commission sets out 33 recommendations to address the NHS culture and support the mental health of NHS staff.

Topol Review: Preparing the NHS workforce for digital healthcare
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Topol Review: Preparing the NHS workforce for digital healthcare

Within 20 years, 90 per cent of all jobs in the NHS will require some element of digital skills.

Inter-deanery transfer restrictions relaxed
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Inter-deanery transfer restrictions relaxed

The BMA junior doctors committee has secured a series of new measures which will make trainee transfers easier.

BMJ launches campaign for adequate rest breaks for doctors
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BMJ launches campaign for adequate rest breaks for doctors

The 'Give Us a Break' campaign will push for adequate rest periods for both hospital doctors and GPs.

NHS report targets operating theatre productivity
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NHS report targets operating theatre productivity

Theatre time lost to late starts, early finishes and delays between operations could allow 291,327 more operations per year, report states.

Health board mishandled sexual assault allegations, review finds
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Health board mishandled sexual assault allegations, review finds

Three patients had accused the staff member of sexual assault, starting five years before he was eventually arrested and convicted of murder.

House of Lords demands answers on post-Brexit access to medicines
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House of Lords demands answers on post-Brexit access to medicines

The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has given the Secretary of State 10 days to respond.

Plans for advancement of staff, associate specialist and specialty grade gets a boost
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Plans for advancement of staff, associate specialist and specialty grade gets a boost

Northern Ireland is recruiting SAS leads to ensure that the training and development needs of SAS doctors are appropriately identified and resourced.

New GMC test centre for overseas doctors
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New GMC test centre for overseas doctors

The new test centre will double the number of places for the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board Part 2 exam.

Consultant-led bereavement service helps avert legal action
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Consultant-led bereavement service helps avert legal action

A pilot study at Medway Foundation Trust found that the service deterred families from pursuing legal action after the death of a patient in hospital.