Monthly Archives: September 2014

GMC registers hundreds of overseas doctors for London 2012

GMC registers hundreds of overseas doctors for London 2012Hundreds of overseas doctors have been registered by the General Medical Council ( GMC ) to enable them to treat athletes during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced today (19th July).See Original Article GMC Survey – Satisfaction in training continues to increase but concerns remainDoctors in training […]

By |September 30th, 2014|GMC|0 Comments

New guidance prevents doctors being 'gagged' and says they must raise concerns about patient safety

New guidance prevents doctors being 'gagged' and says they must raise concerns about patient safetyNew guidance from the General Medical Council will prevent doctors entering into contracts or agreements that seek to stop them raising concerns about poor quality care.See Original Article Dr Richard Scott Investigation Committee decisionThe full decision from the Investigation Committee in […]

By |September 29th, 2014|GMC|0 Comments

Will Japan implement a national certification system for psychologists?

Will Japan implement a national certification system for psychologists?Clinical psychologists who work as specialists at hospitals provide assessment and counseling services to individuals with psychological … many are not currently supported by the national government of Japan, resulting in an unsecure employment situation.See Original Article

By |September 28th, 2014|NCAS|0 Comments

GMC issues new prescribing guidance

GMC issues new prescribing guidanceNew guidance for doctors on how to prescribe medicine safely has been issued by the General Medical Council (GMC) today.See Original Article GP prescribing – a good standard but improvement possibleA major study of GP prescribing has found that while the vast majority of prescriptions written by family doctors are appropriate […]

By |September 28th, 2014|GMC|0 Comments

Points to consider for prioritizing clinical genetic testing services: a European consensus process oriented at accountability for reasonableness

Points to consider for prioritizing clinical genetic testing services: a European consensus process oriented at accountability for reasonablenessAs reimbursement rules typically differ across health-care systems, this guideline can only serve as a complementary decision aid and cannot replace existing national coverage … to different clinical areas, such as genetic services, and prioritization …See Original Article […]

By |September 27th, 2014|NCAS|0 Comments