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2008-08-06 00:00:38

A top GP has cautiously welcomed proposals for more vigorous doctors appraisals, but warned that the 'devil' will be in the detail. (The Herald, July 24).

2008-07-25 00:00:18

Doctors will face more rigorous tests of their competence every year under plans announced by the Government. At present, all NHS trusts must appraise their doctors annually but the Government wants to tighten this up to ensure doctors are fit to offer safe care.

2008-07-24 18:00:23

Doctors will face more rigorous tests of their competence every year under plans announced by the Government yesterday. At present, all NHS trusts must appraise their doctors annually but the Government wants to tighten this up to ensure doctors are fit to offer safe care.

2008-07-24 00:00:47

By Beverley Rouse Doctors will face annual assessments so that licences can be removed from poor performers, under proposals drawn up by the Chief Medical Officer.

2008-07-24 00:00:47

LEADING ARTICLE HEALTH A ll patients about to go under the knife or be dosed with powerful drugs want to be certain that the doctor treating them is competent to do the job, in the same way that every airline passenger wants to know that the pilot is fit to fly the plane.

2006-09-05 05:54:17

LONDON (Reuters) - A man convicted of killing two 10-year-old schoolgirls in one of Britain's highest-profile murder cases has been found unconscious in his prison cell after a suspected drug overdose, the Home Office said on Tuesday.

2005-09-02 13:57:28

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - An inquiry into an Australian hospital's director of surgery, dubbed "Dr. Death" by staff after he was linked to 87 patient deaths, was shut down on Friday after a court ruled the inquiry chief was biased.


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