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Casebook is the journal of Medical Protection. Each issue is full of medicolegal news, thought-provoking features and case reports.

Casebook aims to promote safer practice by providing information and sharing experiences that you will find helpful.

It consistently meets with high praise from Medical Protection members and frequently sparks debate and discussion within the medicolegal field. 

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May 2018

  • Noticeboard
  • A missed diagnosis by no negligence
  • Failure to act on lower back pain
  • Case reports

November 2017

  • Budding expert witnesses, step this way
  • Finding common ground
  • Case reports

July 2017

  • Risk alert - an increase in wrongful birth claims
  • The cost of rising claims and complaints
  • Implications of completing forms and writing reports
  • Ethics For All - our annual ethics event
  • Case reports

November 2016

  • Children and consent
  • Male circumcision and the law
  • Terminating a doctor-patient relationship
  • Challenging interactions with colleagues
  • Advertising media services
  • From the case files
  • Over to you
  • Reviews

May 2016

  • How to expert witness
  • Risk alert - medication errors and safer prescribing
  • A family matter
  • How we support state doctors
  • Clinical negligence form
  • From the case files

November 2015

  • Challenging the cost of clinical negligence
  • Is doctor-assisted suicide now legal in South Africa?
  • Suspected child abuse: a doctor's obligations
  • Over to you
  • Reviews