Changes to the GMC’s core guidance for doctors could lead to more regulatory investigations, the MDU warned today. The GMC is currently consulting on a new version of Good Medical Practice including widening the scope of the standards against which all doctors will be judged. Setting these standards is a key function of the GMC. By clearly… Read more »
A review of nurse practitioner cases notified to leading medical defence organisation, the Medical Defence Union (MDU), has found nurses now face a similar range of medico-legal investigations into incidents as doctors. Between 2017 and 2021, the MDU helped 400 nurse members with medico-legal processes including complaints, claims, disciplinary procedures and NMC investigations. The MDU… Read more »
The deep, deep sleep of England is ended by a single terrifying YouGov poll showing the ‘Yes side pulling ahead of Better Together in the Scottish independence referendum
Labour dramatically overturned the Scottish National party’s (SNP) majority in the Dunfermline by-election last night, in a move which casts further doubt on Alex Salmond’s ability to win the Scottish independence referendum next year.