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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.

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29th March 2017

What Directors need to know about Corporate Manslaughter?

Dave Bennion Health and Safety Specialist

Introduction The Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007 came into force on the 6 April 2008. Under this legislation, it is...

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29th March 2017

Top tips for keeping older people hydrated

Sylvie Silver Activities Specialist

National Food and Hydration Week aims to raise the importance of getting these elements right for all of us. With...

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29th March 2017

Notice of Termination where contract silent as to timing

Roxanne Buckley

In the case of Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood [2017] EWCA Civ 153 the Court of Appeal...

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29th March 2017

Training a Receptionist to become a Health Care Assistant?

Michelle Broutta GP Specialist

Health Care Assistants (HCAs) and Infection Control GP practices have in the past and are continuing into the future to train...

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29th March 2017

A (small) proposed change to how we make best interests decisions

Rachel Griffiths Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist

I’ve written already about the proposed new Liberty Protection Safeguards. These will make life a bit easier for providers, by...

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29th March 2017

Effects of delayed hospital discharges

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

There is a crisis in hospitals throughout which is recognised, but the knock-on effects of this are increasingly harmful to...

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29th March 2017

Talking therapy online

David Beckingham Mental Health Specialist

Counselling and other talking therapies are increasingly the preferred choice for people experiencing anxiety and depression, but the difficulty is...

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23rd March 2017

Celebrating the Achievements of People with Learning Disabilities in Oxfordshire

My Life My Choice

We have been given some money from the Big Lottery Fund to celebrate the 18th birthday of our charity, My...

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22nd March 2017

Active living, healthy ageing

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

Health researchers have in recent years highlighted the fact that inactivity is a major threat to public health. Being inactive...

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22nd March 2017

DoLS update: Notifying Coroners

Rachel Griffiths Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist

Removal of the duty to notify coroners if someone dies when subject to a DoLS authorisation Many of us are really...

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