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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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Festival Musings

July 4, 2013
I went to Glastonbury once, with four teenage children and high hopes of a good time. The experience was not for the fainthearted. I have been an avid festival goer…
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Mouse Trap

July 4, 2013
I have just been reviewing some policies on Cross Infection, which included the usual missives about surgery cleaning routines.  We are expected to wet-wipe all surfaces and appliances between patients…
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Spending review takes £2bn from NHS to join up health and social care

July 2, 2013
Relieving the crisis in acute care This week the Chancellor delivered his speech to announce the much anticipated 2013 spending review. Health and social care is a key beneficiary, receiving…
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