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Give trainees more support to avoid burnout says MDU

A survey of 67,000 doctors in training which shows worrying levels of burnout and exhaustion among the medical profession should concern us all, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said today. The GMC’s annual National Training Survey found that the risk of burnout among medical trainees is now at its worst since it was first tracked in 2018…. Read more »

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Political red tape a threat to shooting in Wales

BASC has labelled the launch of a call for evidence on gamebird releasing in Wales as an “attempt to restrict shooting through red tape” and vowed to fight “restriction proposals” arising from it. The call for evidence focuses on pheasant and red-legged partridge, and has been launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to “inform the… Read more »

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Asylum cases saved following charity collapse

By Ian Dunt The cases of thousands of asylum seekers have been saved from a devastating lack of legal representation after Refugee and Migrant Justice (RMJ) went into administration. The not-for-profit organisation was forced into administration in June, after the government failed to step in to address a cash flow problem created by late payment… Read more »

Michael Howard has backed calls for an inquiry into the death of David Kelly
Howard backs Hutton inquiry

By staff The chance of an inquiry into the death of David Kelly became markedly more likely today, after Michael Howard joined those calling for it to take place. The former home secretary and Tory party leader admitted that shortcomings in the official report into the weapon inspector’s death had been on his mind… Read more »