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Press release 24/04/2019

Government proposal regarding NHS Pension Scheme opposed

Government proposal regarding NHS Pension Scheme opposed

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Medical Protection opposes Government proposal that could deprive doctors of the NHS Pension Scheme prior to a criminal conviction .

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News and updates 08/04/2019

World day for safety and health at work

World day for safety and health at work

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Croner – Medical Protection’s trusted health and safety partner – provide answers to the most important questions an employer needs to ask to ensure a safe workplace

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Articles and features 08/04/2019

Should I declare that my patient is fit to run a marathon?

Should I declare that my patient is fit to run a marathon?

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GPs may be unsure about declaring patients fit to take part in physical events. Dr Emma Davies, medicolegal consultant at Medical Protection, provides advice on this common query

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Articles and features 22/03/2019

Tackling sepsis

Tackling sepsis

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Sepsis is a serious condition, with significant medicolegal risk. Dr Pallavi Bradshaw, Education Services Lead (UK) at Medical Protection, looks at where the risk lies

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News and updates 08/03/2019

Celebrating the women of Medical Protection

Celebrating the women of Medical Protection

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It’s International Women’s Day on 8 March and we wanted to introduce you to some of the wonderful women from around the world who work at Medical Protection, supporting members each and every day. We can’t mention all the amazing women working in the organisation, but here’s just a snapshot of some of our fantastic female employees.

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Articles and features 05/03/2019

Electives packing list

Electives packing list

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We have put together the following basic packing checklist for you to refer to. This is by no means exhaustive, but there are some useful ideas.

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Case report 27/11/2018

Video: Two years of Multiple Jeopardy

Video: Two years of Multiple Jeopardy

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A patient dies after amoxicillin reaction – we support GP through criminal investigation, inquest and GMC hearing.

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Case report 27/11/2018

Video: Chain reaction

Video: Chain reaction

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This video provides some valuable lessons in diagnosis, documentation and the information that needs to be communicated to patients.

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Webinar - Doctors in the dock

Date: 07/05/2019 18:30 -07/05/2019 19:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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Webinar - Doctors in the dock

Join Dr Rob Hendry for our upcoming webinar, where we’ll look at how we can work towards a more just culture. You’ll take away strategies to help you reduce your risk and avoid the stress and difficulty of criminal charges.

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Webinar - Building resilience and avoiding burnout

Date: 09/04/2019 19:30 -09/04/2019 20:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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Webinar - Building resilience and avoiding burnout

It’s a terrible thing to experience, but burnout also has an impact on your medicolegal risk, and the safety of your patients. Join Dr Suzy Jordache and Dr David Monaghan for a webinar designed to empower you to identify and manage this very real threat that clinicians face.

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Webinar - The risks and benefits of social media for hospital doctors

Date: 27/03/2019 19:30 -27/03/2019 20:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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Webinar - The risks and benefits of social media for hospital doctors

Using social media as part of your medical practice has problems and benefits for the modern doctor. Join medical director Dr Rob Hendry for a webinar looking at the importance of new technologies in providing care to patients.

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[Past] Webinar - The future of GP protection

Date: 19/03/2019 19:30 -19/03/2019 20:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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[Past] Webinar - The future of GP protection

State-backed indemnity is coming in April 2019, and there’s a lot of information circulating about how it will affect general practice. Join medical director Rob Hendry as he clarifies some of the main ways that the new scheme will affect GPs in England and Wales.

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[Past] Webinar - An inspector calls - sharing information with the po...

Date: 30/01/2019 19:30 -30/01/2019 20:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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[Past] Webinar - An inspector calls - sharing information with the police

Doctors often find themselves interacting with the police and may be uncertain of their obligations. This webinar will cover scenarios when medical practitioners are asked to provide information about patient’s to the police in the form of reports, records and statements. It will allow you to co-operate with investigations while ensuring compliance with ethical and legal principles.

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Masterclasses

Risk Management Masterclass for Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

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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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Webinar

[Past] Webinar - The risks and benefits of social media

Date: 25/09/2018 18:30 -25/09/2018 19:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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[Past] Webinar - The risks and benefits of social media

Using social media as part of your medical practice has both unique issues and benefits to the modern doctor. Join medical director Dr Rob Hendry for a webinar looking at the importance of new technologies in providing care to patients. You can also take the opportunity to learn more about the GMC’s guidelines surrounding the role of social media in your practice.

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[Past] Webinar - Telemedicine: Navigating the risks

Date: 05/06/2018 18:30 -05/06/2018 19:30 (Read more for further details)
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[Past] Webinar - Telemedicine: Navigating the risks

Understand how to mitigate risks and protect yourself effectively when practising telemedicine.

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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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Achieving safer and reliable practice

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Achieving safer and reliable practice

This workshop will give you a firm grounding in ways to improve reliability, which can result in reduced risk for yourself and your patients. With patient expectations increasing, this is a great opportunity to embrace quality of care improvements. The workshop also discusses the complex relationship between innovation and reliability, as well as the role played by human error.

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