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Case report 23/10/2018

Questioning your consultant

Questioning your consultant

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A disagreement between a specialty trainee and her consultant lies at the heart of a regulatory hearing following a patient’s death.

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Who else is in the room?

Who else is in the room?

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A patient undergoing a colonoscopy claims her modesty is disregarded during the procedure. What did Medical Protection do to tackle this allegation?

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Advice 19/10/2018

A touchy subject

A touchy subject

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Intimate examinations are something that every GP will have to carry out at some point in their career, but it’s important that they are conducted in an appropriate manner, especially if one is required during a home visit. Dr Gabrielle Pendlebury, medicolegal consultant at Medical Protection, gives her advice on how best to manage these situations

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Blog post 19/10/2018

Should you mention the C word when it is probably nothing?

Should you mention the C word when it is probably nothing?

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You are concerned there’s a small chance a patient might have cancer. You want to refer them for tests. Do you tell them the possible, albeit unlikely, diagnosis and risk upsetting or scaring them? Or do you try and keep them calm and not mention the C word at all?

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Case report 23/10/2018

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Questioning your consultant

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A disagreement between a specialty trainee and her consultant lies at the heart of a regulatory hearing following a patient’s death.

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Safer management of test results

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Safer management of test results

This workshop has been developed to assist general practices to understand the potential for error in their own test result management process.

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Infection Control in Primary Care - in-practice

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Infection Control in Primary Care - in-practice

This workshop will give you a clear understanding of the importance of infection control. It will provide you with the skills to manage and reduce infection in your practice and comply with national standards.

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Risk Management Masterclass for Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

Date: 03/11/2018 9:00 -03/11/2018 17:00 (Read more for further details) Location: London (Read more for further details)
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Risk Management Masterclass for Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

Workshop to assist doctors in reducing their exposure to these risks, Medical Protection has developed a one-day Risk Management Masterclass.

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Medical Records for Nurses in Primary Care

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Medical Records for Nurses in Primary Care

This new workshop will provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of medical records and aims to enhance your skills in making and keeping quality medical records.

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Mastering difficult interactions with patients

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Mastering difficult interactions with patients

This workshop helps you identify and utilise a range of different skills in difficult clinical interactions with patients. These skills can help you and your patients reach a more favourable outcome and still preserve the integrity of the important doctor-patient relationship.

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Medical Records for GPs - in practice

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Good medical records – whether electronic or handwritten – are essential for the continuity of care of your patients. They should be comprehensive enough to allow a colleague to carry on where you left off.

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