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Heatwave and research provides timely reminder on the importance of good hydration

July 15, 2013
Well-timed research article As much of the UK enjoys sweltering temperatures, the Nursing Times has published some well-timed research looking at the link between good hydration and the prevention of…
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Can I disturb an employee who is on holiday?

July 11, 2013
Fortunately, the law is unusually non-prescriptive on this matter. The employee might like to be disturbed. On my first holiday in my first managerial job my staff broke into my…
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An Open Door

July 11, 2013
About twenty years ago, I found myself sitting in my car, parked behind a shopping precinct, in a town about twenty miles away from my busy practice.  I had no…
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Less Cross About Cross Infection!

July 11, 2013
You should all be aware that a shiny new HTM 01 05 – Decontamination in Primary Care Dental Practices – has landed through our letter boxes.  This is one of…
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Adding value to staff supervision

July 10, 2013
One of the notable benefits of the findings of the serious case review into the Winterbourne View scandal is new guidance in supporting staff with challenging frontline roles. Whilst the…
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Creation of the CQC: Masterstroke or mistake?

July 9, 2013
Once a masterstroke In the wake of recent events that have put the CQC in the headlines, the regulator is under some scrutiny by the media and politicians. Created by…
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Sink or Swim

July 4, 2013
“A practice has resorted to hand-delivering letters rather than paying for stamps, as funding pressures bear down on GPs” – Pulse 1st July 2013.  A GP told Pulse Magazine how…
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Let’s Get Physical

July 4, 2013
The theme of this year’s mental health awareness week was the importance of physical exercise in promoting mental health and wellbeing. The theme fits in with something I have written…
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