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Mega GP tech services framework badge awarded

Insight UK and Phoenix IT Group are flying the flag for mainstream tech suppliers after scoring a seat on the mammoth General Practice Systems of Choice (GPSoC) framework. GPSoC covers 75 per cent of GP surgeries in England and is administered by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, which provides information, data, …
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 2014
Peter Capaldi as Dr Who. Credit: BBC

New Doctor Who's new costume newly REVEALED by Beeb

The BBC has taunted bereft Doctor Who fans with the first images of their new Doctor, Peter Capaldi, in costume. Peter Capaldi in costume as Doctor Who El Reg won't hazard a guess as to how much Crombie and Doc Marten paid to be mentioned by name in the teaser, but while the new Doctor's dark blue trousers and white shirt …
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Who will Dr Who chew in 50th TV do before Matt Smith bids adieu?

Pic Doctor Who will face a whole bunch of Daleks and a liberal sprinkling of Zygons in his 50th TV anniversary special, says the BBC. Doctor Who to face the Daleks in 50th Anniversary episode Exterminate! Exter- I mean, extinguishate! Extinguishate! The Doctor, in his David Tennant, Matt Smith and new John Hurt iterations, …
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Doctors must be trained to avoid web blab blunders, says group

A stray tweet could bring the whole medical profession into disrepute, a body that advises doctors on legal and ethical issues has warned. That means docs should be taught how to safely use Facebook, Twitter and even Google+ during their compulsory ethics training, according to the Medical Protection Society (MPS) in response …
Anna Leach, 3 Jul 2012
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Crusty fireball space mango wrecks US doctor's office

A "mango-sized" meteorite crashed into a doctor's office in Virginia this week at more than 200 mph, according to reports. The space rock smashed through the roof, an internal wall and an upper floor before shattering into several pieces on a concrete slab. "Literally an explosion went off," Dr Marc Gullani told local TV …
Lewis Page, 22 Jan 2010
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US doc demands $1.5m for donated organ

A US doctor is demanding his ex-missus stump $1.5m after she ran off with their three kids and one of his kidneys, the New York Daily News reports. Richard Batista, 49, donated the organ to his wife Dawnell eight years ago in an attempt to salvage their foundering marriage. She'd already suffered two failed transplants when …
Lester Haines, 8 Jan 2009
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Porn doctor jailed for 33 years

A Florida doctor has been jailed for 33 years and nine months over child porn offences. Dr Richard Carino, of New Port Richey, Florida, received the harsh sentence on Monday at a sentencing hearing following his July jury conviction on six counts of distributing images of child abuse. Images were found on PCs maintained by …
John Leyden, 26 Nov 2008
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Sleazy doctors plead guilty to web drug racket

Two doctors have pleaded guilty to involvement in an illegal pharmaceutical supply chain racket, estimated to have raked in $126m. The duo made very little for rubber-stamping drug orders that may have imperiled the health of hundreds of thousands of Americans over a period of two years. Chandresh Shah MD, 51, of Smyrna, …
John Leyden, 4 Aug 2008
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Doctor Who fans told to lay off Hamlet

Fans of Doctor Who and Star Trek have been told to lay off autograph hunting at the stage door of the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford, where David Tennant and Patrick Stewart are thesping it up in a Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet. The ban comes after fans apparently started turning up at the venue with "bags" of …
Lester Haines, 24 Jul 2008
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Spanish doc cuffed for webcam in toilet

A Spanish doctor was last week cuffed for installing a webcam in the toilet of his Barcelona consultancy, a nutritional centre frequented by the likes of motorcyclist Jorge Lorenzo and the sister of former Barcelona ball-worrier Ronaldinho. According to El País, the webcam was spotted by an employee of Jorge I.P's Centro …
Lester Haines, 24 Jul 2008
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NHS IT four years late and over budget

The NHS IT project, one of the world's largest public sector IT programmes, is already four years late. Parts of the project are progressing well and some savings have already been seen but Summary Care Records, a key part of the project, are now unlikely to be widely rolled out until 2014 or 2015, rather than the original …
John Oates, 16 May 2008

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