Widower of Dr Lyons' patient: 'My anger still remains'

Widower of Dr Lyons’ client: ‘My anger still remains’

A guy whose wife’s death became part of a General Medical Council and police examination states he is ‘still mad’ with what occurred. Ann Wheeler’s death was among 4 examined as part of an investigation into Dr Rory Lyons last year. He was cleared of any criminal activity or misdeed. Ann’s husband, Arthur, has spent the previous year searching for out why the claims were made and supporting Dr Lyons. He learnt his wife’s death from cancer was part of the examination when authorities pertained to his house. I understood that male couldn”t have done such a thing, even more upset due to the fact that and I know some of the family members of some of the other people involved in this its had a huge influence on them too that feeling of great anger still stays, and what mak …
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GMC looks for views of physicians in training

Doctors in training will begin taking part in the world’s largest study of postgraduate medical education later on today (March 24). The national training study (NTS) involves more than 50,000 doctors and is viewed as a key step of the quality of medical education and training in the UK. For the first time this year the survey will check out the environment where physicians are trained; how fairly medical professionals feel they are being gotten rid of, and if their posts assist construct confidence. This follows concerns raised in previous years’ survey by doctors in training over undermining and bullying. Some 8 % of medical professionals who finished the study in 2014 stated they had actually experienced bullying and simply under 14 % reported experiencing bullying. Niall Dickson, President of the General Medical Council, stated: …
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GMC reacts to the Queen’s Speech

The GMC highlights the requirement for further reform of medical regulation Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council, stated: ‘We are deeply dissatisfied that the federal government has not taken this opportunity to improve patient security by modernising the regulation of healthcare experts. ‘The UK Government, the degenerated administrations and certainly all the main political parties have mentioned their dedication to reforming our legislation to enable efficient, independent regulation. The Mid-Staffordshire questions highlighted the important value of reliable regulation concentrated on promoting safe, caring client care instead of, as frequently in the past, intervening only after patients have been damaged. ‘In spite of all we have done to reform our services, the reality is …
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Statement about the death of Dr James Halcrow

General Medical Council ‘Dr James Halcrow’s death is a terrible misfortune – he was a young physician with a brilliant future in the profession. ‘It would be wrong for me to talk about the details of this exceptionally sad case. What I can state is we are figured out to do everything we can to reduce the pressure and stress and anxiety for doctors in our procedures. It will constantly be a difficult experience but we wish to offer whatever support we can to help them through the procedure. ‘We have a duty to safeguard the general public but we want to ensure that the procedures we need to follow in our examinations are as sensitive and caring as possible. Where there are concerns about the health of a physician, our goal is to purchase them back to work as soon as it is safe to do so.’ The GMC has recently published …
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Offer patients time to believe prior to cosmetic procedures, physicians told

Doctors who carry out cosmetic treatments need to allow patients time to believe prior to agreeing to go ahead with treatment, according to new guidance from the General Medical Council (GMC). The GMC is now consulting with the public and doctors about this and other propositions making cosmetic treatments much safer. The new guidance sets out the standards that will be anticipated of all UK physicians who perform cosmetic treatments, both medical and non-surgical. It also intends to help clients comprehend exactly what to get out of their physician. A few of the bottom lines in the new guidance are that medical professionals will: The cosmetic sector is a quickly broadening area that has gone from being a specific niche market to a popular service that is now widely available. But there are certain issues about client safety and whether …
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