Monthly Archives: January 2016

GP Indemnity Fees Rise By 26% in 12 Months

Rises in indemnity fees continue to be a hot topic in primary care circles. Medical Defence Organisations (MDOs) admit that there have been ‘higher than inflation; rises over the last 12 months, in particular for GPs working out of hours, … Continue reading

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NHS Initiative to Improve Mental Health Services for Veterans Launched

NHS England is looking to improve mental health services for military veterans and has launched a consultation to gain a better understanding of veterans experiences of mental health services, helping veterans move from military to civilian life. The mental health … Continue reading

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Amazon Merges Shelfari with GoodReads

In 2006, before the boom in e-books, a website was launched to provide readers with a virtual meeting place called Shelfari.   Users could build their own virtual library, full of books they owned or had read, and they could review … Continue reading

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Will Huxter Addresses Inequalities in the Care of Transgender Patients

Will Huxter, the Chair of the NHS England Gender Identity Task and Finish Group has been speaking about the findings of his own review into the treatment of transgender patients in the NHS and the Women and Equalities Select Committee … Continue reading

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CQC Appoints National Guardian for the Freedom to Speak up Safely in the NHS

The CQC has appointed Dame Eileen Sills, the Chief Nurse at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, as the first National Guardian for speaking up safely in the NHS. As the National Guardian Dame Eileen will help to lead … Continue reading

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Have You Resolved to Read More in 2016?

It’s that time again, when we all pledge to ditch the old habits and develop new ones.  If reading more is one your new year’s resolutions then our list of hot fiction titles for 2016 is for you. The Good … Continue reading

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