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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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Thousands of state school pupils are failing to apply to the most selective universities despite having the necessary grades.
State school pupils do not apply to top universities

By Liz Stephens Thousands of state school pupils are failing to apply to the most selective universities despite having the necessary grades. A report by the Sutton Trust and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has found that pupils from the top performing independent schools made twice as many applications to leading research universities… Read more »

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Lord Mandelson will today announce a review of university tuition fees.
Mandelson announces tuition fees review

By Liz Stephens A review of university tuition fees will be announced today, with fees widely expected to go up. Peter Mandelson will make a speech today at Birkbeck University, where he will say: “The historic anti-elitism of some parts of the left on education policy has often been a dead end because it has… Read more »