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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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Risk Management Masterclass for General Surgeons

Date: 06/12/2017 9:00 -06/12/2017 17:00 (Read more for further details) Location: Birmingham (Read more for further details)
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Risk Management Masterclass for General Surgeons

To assist doctors in reducing their exposure to these risks, Medical Protection has developed a one-day Risk Management Masterclass. Each interactive and practical session is tailored to the needs of your specialty. The programme aims to enhance delegates’ skills in achieving more effective consultations.

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Mastering professional interactions

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Mastering professional interactions

This workshop offers professional insights and key communication skills for when patient care passes between doctors. It is designed to help you improve the safety of care that you and your colleagues collectively provide. By highlighting the danger of assumption, and the need for communication, it can also help you reduce your risk of complaints or claims.

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19/05/2015

Safeguarding children

Safeguarding children

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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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Case report 14/09/2014

Transfusion confusion

Transfusion confusion

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Mrs Y, 38, was admitted to hospital under the care of consultant Dr F for treatment of anaemia due to excessive menstrual bleeding. A sample of her blood was taken for grouping and cross-matching, for the purpose of a blood transfusion; a pack of compatible A-positive donor blood was sent to the ward for this purpose.

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Blog post 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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Case report 10/01/2012

Too many records spoil the notes

Too many records spoil the notes

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Mr M, a 51-year-old primary school teacher, was referred to ophthalmologist Mrs C, following a letter sent by an optometrist to his GP. The optometrist had found Mr M to have an abnormal right optic disc, slightly raised intraocular pressures and significant defects in the visual fields of his right eye with suspected glaucoma.

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Case report 01/09/2011

Mother knows best

Mother knows best

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Miss T was 17 years old and still at college when she became pregnant with her first child. She gave birth to a healthy baby boy at term, and was discharged the following day, with planned midwifery follow-up at home. At one month old, Miss T became concerned that her infant, baby T, appeared to be having occasional odd movements of his left hand.

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