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UK Will Require All Foreign Doctors To Know Their English
2013-02-25 05:33:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Beginning in April, foreign doctors will be required to prove they can speak fluent English before they will be allowed to treat National Health Service (NHS) patients in the UK, government officials have announced. According to BBC News Health and Science Reporter James Gallagher, the new regulations stem from an incident five years ago involving a German doctor named Daniel Ubani, who administered a fatal overdose to a patient...

2010-06-23 14:14:49

Analysis: Safer out of hours primary care Only doctors familiar with local health services should provide out of hours primary care, argue two experts, following the death of a patient given an overdose of diamorphine by an out of hours doctor. This is just one of several wide ranging changes needed to ensure the quality and safety of out of hours care, say Dr Paul Cosford and Dr Justyn Thomas from NHS East of England in a paper published on bmj.com today. David Gray died after he was wrongly...

2009-05-04 13:24:26

An exhausted doctor allegedly killed a 70-year-old British man by giving him 10 times the amount of pain killer intended, government health officials said. Dr. Daniel Ubani accidentally killed David Gray in February 2008 by giving him 10 times the normal recommended maximum dose of diamorphine, The Guardian reported Monday. Ubani was working for Doctors on Call when he treated Gray, who suffered from kidney stones and renal colic, at his home in Manea in Cambridgeshire. Ubani, a German...

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  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.