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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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Backpackers are more likely to stay away since the recession
Recession forces gap year students to stay away

By politics.co.uk staff School and university leavers travelling overseas on their gap year are staying away from the UK in unprecedented numbers because of the recession, it has been revealed. Projects Abroad has received a growing number of requests from young people who do not want to return home because of the grim prospects of… Read more »

Graduates 'have more friends'
University students ‘have more friends’

By Ian Dunt People who go to university have more best friends than those who don’t, a new report revealed today. The survey, published by Unite, which provides student accommodation, came on the same day that reports mapped out the full price of going to university, and the level of debt students could expect once… Read more »