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Being candid with patients is second nature to doctors, MDU survey finds

A new survey from the Medical Defence Union (MDU) of over 400 doctors has demonstrated doctors’ willingness to be open and honest with patients when something goes wrong in their care. The survey of 411 MDU members* found: 99% of doctors followed up incidents by apologising, explaining what happened and trying to put things right,… Read more »

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Gamekeeping Taskforce “needed now more than ever”

A year on from BASC Scotland’s call for the establishment of a Gamekeeping Taskforce, the Minister for Environment and Land Reform, Màiri McAllan MSP, has been urged to address the ongoing difficulties facing gamekeepers and rural workers in managing the countryside. Ahead of the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary election BASC Scotland called for the creation of a Scottish Gamekeeping… Read more »

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BNP Question Time as-it-happened

See how yesterday’s events transpired, with politics.co.uk’s full account of the run-up to Nick Griffin’s appearance on Question Time. By Ian Dunt 11:30 – Good morning and welcome to politics.co.uk‘s coverage of the main political event this week: Nick Griffin’s appearance on Question Time this evening. We’ll be with you throughout the day and night,… Read more »

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Countdown to BNP Question Time

By Ian Dunt All eyes are on preparations for the major political event of the week today, as BNP leader Nick Griffin appears on Question Time.   Anti-fascist protesters will gather outside Television Centre this afternoon, with plans to block Mr Griffin’s entrance to the studio.   Meanwhile, BBC boss Mark Thompson spoke out against… Read more »