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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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Morgan hospitalised as Plaid agree deal

Talks on the new Welsh government have been delayed while first minister Rhodri Morgan is treated in hospital. Rhodri Morgan was admitted to Llandough Hospital yesterday suffering from stomach problems. His spokesman confirmed he would be given a heart test today. The Labour first minister had been due to discuss the make-up of his Cabinet… Read more »

Wales set for coalition rule?
Labour to vote on Plaid power-sharing

Welsh Labour will today vote on whether to form a coalition with Plaid Cymru. First minister Rhodri Morgan has been accused of risking political “suicide” over the issue and admits he will have to quit if he loses. However, he argues the power sharing deal, developed as One Wales, will allow Labour to carry out… Read more »