A doctor who is facing an inquiry for asking a Muslim woman to remove her veil so he could hear her during a consultation has said he no longer has any interest in working in the profession. Dr Keith Wolverson, a GP who has been in medicine for 23 years, said he was "deeply upset" at being accused of racial discrimination over the incident. The situation arose last year when he asked a woman to lift her niqab, a face covering garment worn by some Muslim women, which he claims he did politely and was so he could communicate with her better while trying to diagnose the woman's daughter. However, last week he received a letter from the General Medical Council telling him his conduct was under investigation. He has since told The Mail on Sunday: “I absolutely no longer want to be a doctor.” Dr Wolverson said his “quest to perform the very finest consultation for the safety of the patient has been misinterpreted in a duplicitous manner to suggest there has been an act … [Read more...] about Doctor who asked patient to lift her niqab to quit profession
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Varadkar will accept new Brexit deal details, EU chief assures BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Irish premier will accept the proposed new elements of the Brexit deal, the EU Commission president has said. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/varadkar-will-accept-new-brexit-deal-details-eu-chief-assures-37903562.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37903560.ece/67a81/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_c597e2b6-2d58-4aa0-a774-c8c6a1e6dd34_1 Email The Irish premier will accept the proposed new elements of the Brexit deal, the EU Commission president has said. Jean Claude Juncker indicated Ireland’s backing for the added documents as cabinet ministers in Dublin held emergency meetings to be briefed about the developments. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar spoke with Mr Juncker on the phone during a break from discussions with colleagues in Government Buildings. In Strasbourg, Mr Juncker said: “I have spoken to the Taoiseach this evening who would … [Read more...] about Varadkar will accept new Brexit deal details, EU chief assures
The Grantham area is the worst place in the country for new patients to try and get a dental appointment, according to the British Dental Association.The association says that analysis of the Government’s GP Survey carried out last year shows that a quarter of a million new patients in the Midlands have failed to secure access to NHS routine dental services.It found that an estimated 6,120 new patients in the area covered by NHS South West Lincolnshire CCG , which includes Grantham and Sleaford, were unable to secure appointments, which is 62 per cent of all new patients.The second worst area is that covered by South Lincolnshire CCG, which includes Stamford and Spalding, with 46 per cent of new patients unable to get an appointment.The British Dental Association has compiled the data after analysis of the survey. It says one in four new patients across England and Wales, an estimated one million people, not on the books with an NHS dentist, have tried and failed to secure an NHS … [Read more...] about Grantham worst area in the country for new patients to get dental appointment
PUBLISHED: 01:00 02 February 2019 Julian ford Thousands of people are unable to get a dental appointment on the NHS in Suffolk, according to a survey commissioned by NHS England velvelvel The crisis facing new patients seeking dental treatment on the NHS in Suffolk has been laid bare after it was revealed that more than 11,000 people were unable to get an appointment. A total of 11,766 new patients in Suffolk were unable to get an appointment according to data from the 2018 GP survey.In Ipswich and east Suffolk, 6,689 people were unable to get an appointment, a quarter of all new patients.In west Suffolk, 5,077 people were unable to get an appointment, 29% of all new patients seeking an appointment.The figures have been obtained by the British Dental Association from a survey carried out by Ipsos Mori on behalf of NHS England.It provides figures for the NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk clinical commissioning group (CCG) and the NHS West Suffolk CCG.The survey … [Read more...] about Thousands of new patients unable to get dentist appointment on NHS, according to survey
The wait is over for Doctor Who fans when the show returns to our television screens tonight for a New Year's Day one-off special. The 11th series of the BBC sci-fi hit, and Jodie Whittaker's first as the Time Lord, ended earlier in December and the programme will not be back for a full run until 2020. But to keep current fans happy, and in the hope to win over another generation, there's a festive special to enjoy. Traditionally, the show's festive special is on Christmas Day, but producers pushed it back to today (Tuesday, January 1). A brief preview clip on the show's official Twitter account shows the Doctor talking about the discovery of the DNA "of the most dangerous creature in the universe". And showrunner Chris Chibnall has previously said the episode will provide "big emotion for all the family". "There's an epic scale to this adventure, we're going across time and space," he said. "There's a lot of action, there's a lot of scares, some great new characters, it's another big … [Read more...] about What time is the Doctor Who New Year’s Day special on?