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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.

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.

NHS workforce planning leads appointed
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NHS workforce planning leads appointed

Following this week’s Brexit vote, the NHS has also made appointments to a new group charged with preparing the NHS for a no-deal Brexit.

BMA Scotland calls for action on bullying in the NHS
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BMA Scotland calls for action on bullying in the NHS

BMA Scottish council chair says the level of bullying and harassment in the NHS is nothing short of a scandal.

NHS trusts woefully prepared for Brexit, BMJ investigation reveals
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NHS trusts woefully prepared for Brexit, BMJ investigation reveals

Brexit preparation committees have been set up in just 9% of trusts in England and just half of health boards in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

RCGP calls time on Capita after more cervical screening errors emerge
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RCGP calls time on Capita after more cervical screening errors emerge

In light of this week’s news, the Royal College of General Practitioners is calling for Capita’s contract with the NHS to be reconsidered.

GMC says doctors are cutting corners to deal with pressure
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GMC says doctors are cutting corners to deal with pressure

General Medical Council publishes report on medical education and practice in the UK.

BMA survey - a snapshot of working in NHS Scotland
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BMA survey - a snapshot of working in NHS Scotland

British Medical Association survey reveals a profession that is target driven, fearful and under pressure.

Four Queen Mary researchers rank in the world’s top 1%
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Four Queen Mary researchers rank in the world’s top 1%

Who made it onto the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list?