- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Board upheld in denying practice exclusivity to licensees based on FTC v. North Carolina Dental Examiners
- Physician seeking exam exemption from national specialty certifying body must bring suit in Texas, where certifier is located
- Discipline of agent who defrauded clients & skipped hearing upheld
- Discipline of licensee for showing patient records to wife upheld
- Board must hear MD’s appeal of order to submit to three-day impairment evaluation
The trade union of nurses in the UK has ruled that a nurse who has received a diagnosis of dementia shouldn't automatically lose their job. The Royal College of Nursing stated in a resolution that nurses with dementia should be allowed to continue to treat patients, but be limited in their responsibilities, to prevent dangerous errors. Opposition to the ruling, while in the minority, has been passionate, with safety groups labelling it "frightening and quite extraordinary."
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