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#DontPayToStay campaign against on-call room charges
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#DontPayToStay campaign against on-call room charges

Trainees are paying around £1,140 a year for non-resident on-call accommodation.

GMC pledges less full FTP investigations
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GMC pledges less full FTP investigations

The General Medical Council is putting in place steps designed to reduce the number of unnecessary full fitness-to-practise inquiries.

Senior doctors denied shared parental leave
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Senior doctors denied shared parental leave

Senior doctors have been told new rules on shared parental leave will not apply to them unless they trade on their existing contractual rights.

Research questions CQC external hospital inspections
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Research questions CQC external hospital inspections

Has the more intensive hospital inspection regimen improved quality of care?

RCS calls on independent hospitals to publish patient safety and outcomes data
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RCS calls on independent hospitals to publish patient safety and outcomes data

The Royal College of Surgeons says changes are needed in reporting requirements for independent hospitals to prevent another Ian Paterson.

BMA to launch investigation after sexism claims
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BMA to launch investigation after sexism claims

Several female members of the BMA GPs Committee have spoken out about sexual harassment and sexism within the committee.

EU qualifications will be recognised after EU Exit
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EU qualifications will be recognised after EU Exit

The Department of Health and Social Care says health workers with EU professional qualifications can continue to practise in the UK.

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New shared parental leave deal for junior doctors

Junior doctors with rotational training contracts are now eligible for statutory pay equivalent to maternity and adoption leave.

BMJ investigates NHS partnerships with drug companies
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BMJ investigates NHS partnerships with drug companies

Many of the 93 projects running in 2016-2017 specifically referred to increasing the use of products marketed by the company funding the project.

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.