Navigation Links
UK Doctors Fear Shortages Could Hit Public Health Drive

The drive to boost public health in the UK could be hit by a shortage of doctors.

Public health trainee doctors say government primary care reforms mean stalling of their careers and withdrawal of consultant posts. //

The uncertainty surrounding primary care trust mergers in England under Commissioning a Patient-led NHS has prompted some primary care trusts to freeze public health recruitment.

BMA public health doctors estimate as many as 100 public health juniors could be trapped at specialist registrar level or forced out of the specialty altogether.

The Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is aware of at least 12 consultant posts that have been withdrawn in the past few months.

It spells a potential threat to the government's ambitious targets for improving public health, set out in its Choosing Health white paper. Ministers are targeting areas such as childhood obesity, sexual health and smoking.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
2. Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat
3. Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene
4. Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession
5. Doctors advice early anemia tests
6. Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors
7. Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies
8. Gene testing kit specific for Doctors
9. Doctors warned of fluoride toxicity
10. Doctors decisions are affected by fear of lawsuits- says a study
11. Bihar High Court Intervenes To End Doctors Strike
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/14/2019)... ... January 14, 2019 , ... Yes, the Millennials love ... the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), new tech is also finding a home ... the Future , queried respondents from a variety of organizations that work with older ...
(Date:1/14/2019)... Pa. (PRWEB) , ... January 14, 2019 , ... Trees ... are several reasons homeowners should have trees pruned, and winter is a great time ... Heavy weight deadwood branches can lead to serious damage, especially during windy or icy ...
(Date:1/13/2019)... , ... January 12, 2019 , ... ... Committee (YPC) in conjunction with Temple University hosted a continuing education (CEU) event ... Mentees. The event aimed to create a series of talks to help ...
(Date:1/11/2019)... ... January 11, 2019 , ... Ms. Barrios, ... in the U.S., alleges that Andrews and others engaged in a systematic pattern ... disparagingly referred to employees by race and by the color of their skin, ...
(Date:1/10/2019)... , ... January 10, 2019 , ... ... that it has partnered with MD101, a regulatory consulting company that serves the ... core expertise in servicing companies in the medical device and healthcare industries. Based ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/15/2019)... , ... January 15, 2019 , ... RMA of Connecticut, ... their family, will host a free informational event that will demystify fertility age-related issues ... registrants. The event, “ What’s Your Real Fertility Age ,” will take place on ...
(Date:1/15/2019)... ... January 15, 2019 , ... Dr. Evan Ransom is a ... Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon . As the lead surgeon and director of ... Dr. Ransom serves patients with a personal philosophy to preserve the unique identity ...
(Date:1/14/2019)... ... January 14, 2019 , ... USpharma Ltd announced today it ... market. Bayer Consumer Care AG and its affiliates (collectively “Bayer”) have sold, ... USpharma. Since first being introduced in 1950, Cushion Grip was consistently a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: