Pay increase for dentists

The British Dental Association (BDA) has confirmed that dental contracts in England will receive a pay uplift of 2.42 per cent, effective from this month, following a recommendation from the Doctors’ and Dentists’ Pay Review Body (DDRB).

Standing room only

A pilot scheme led by Loughborough University will see GPs being given convertible standing desks and asked to wear activity trackers to monitor their movements to showcase how leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for one’s health.