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Factsheet 19/05/2015

Safeguarding children - Wales

Safeguarding children - Wales

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The GMC states that “Whether or not you have vulnerable children or young people as patients, you should consider their needs and welfare and offer them help if you think their rights have been abused or denied.” Surgery consultations, home visits, accident and emergency admissions and contact with other professionals who work with children help to build up a picture of a child’s situation.

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Factsheet 27/04/2015

Dealing with non-compliant patients - Wales

Dealing with non-compliant patients - Wales

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A doctor’s primary concern is to do their best for their patients; this includes giving advice and treatment, and arranging investigations in accordance with the current evidence base and the patient’s best interests.

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Articles and features 19/12/2012

‘Tis the season to be jolly… but vigilant to serious conditions

‘Tis the season to be jolly… but vigilant to serious conditions

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Dr Pallavi Bradshaw, MPS medicolegal adviser and spokesperson. She advises and supports healthcare professionals predominantly in the UK and Asia, and has a specialist interest in emerging matters. Dr Bradshaw has had articles placed in leading medical trade publications on a number of legal and ethical issues. Here, she discusses the unique risks that can come with treating patients at Christmas time

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