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Press release 12/02/2021

4 in 5 GPs fear reprisal over delayed referrals

4 in 5 GPs fear reprisal over delayed referrals

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Nearly 4 in 5 GPs in the UK (77%) are concerned about facing investigation if patients come to harm as a result of delayed referrals or non Covid-19 services being unavailable or limited, according to a survey by Medical Protection.

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Press release 12/02/2021

Missed opportunity to reform GMC, says Medical Protection

Missed opportunity to reform GMC, says Medical Protection

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Medical Protection has called on the Government to move at pace to reform the General Medical Council’s Fitness to Practise processes, rather than tinkering by changing the number of regulatory bodies.

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Articles and features 21/01/2021

Surviving Medical School: Fitness to practise panels

Surviving Medical School: Fitness to practise panels

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Hopefully it will never happen to you, but it’s good to know what to expect if you ever need to appear before a fitness to practise panel. Here we explain why they happen, how to prepare, and the possible consequences for your medical career.

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Articles and features 21/01/2021

Surviving Medical School: Social media

Surviving Medical School: Social media

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Essential advice about protecting yourself online. The article looks into cases and GMC guidance around online activity and social media, with key things you need to know as a medical student and junior doctor.

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Articles and features 25/02/2021

Surviving the pandemic - how can employers support doctors during COV...

Surviving the pandemic - how can employers support doctors during COVID-19?

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Dr Gabrielle Pendlebury looks at ways that organisations can support doctors' wellbeing, resilience and mental health throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting on measures that were put in place at the London Nightingale hospital.

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Articles and features 03/02/2021

Medical influencers – be aware of the pitfalls

Medical influencers – be aware of the pitfalls

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Some medical professionals are now acting as social media influencers – using their social media profiles to generate interest in topics, products, brands and services. As with all online communication it is an area that offers benefits and risks. Dr Beth Walker, Medicolegal Consultant at Medical Protection, looks into the issue further

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Webinar 20/04/2020

COVID-19 webinars and webinar recordings

COVID-19 webinars and webinar recordings

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During the COVID-19 outbreak Medical Protection is hosting a series of COVID-19 webinars for members around the world. Find upcoming webinars as well as view all available webinar recordings.

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Webinar 06/04/2020

Webinar recording: Remote Consulting during the COVID-19 outbreak

Webinar recording: Remote Consulting during the COVID-19 outbreak

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In this session Dr Rob Hendry and Dr Pallavi Bradshaw discuss medicolegal aspects for doctors who are being asked to consult with patients remotely in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Building resilience and avoiding burnout

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Building resilience and avoiding burnout

The demand placed on modern clinicians means the possibility of burnout is growing significantly, impacting both the quality of care and potential increase in risk to patients. This workshop will help you recognise the signs of burnout and give you the knowledge and confidence to manage the symptoms to recover as well as prevent reoccurrence.

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Risk management masterclass for obstetricians and gynaecologists

Date: 23/11/2019 9:00 -23/11/2019 17:00 (Read more for further details) Location: London (Read more for further details)
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Risk management masterclass for obstetricians and gynaecologists

Take decisive action to reduce to challenges to your practice, with our one-day Risk Management Masterclass.

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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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