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Webinar – Interviews under caution

Date: 12/02/2020 18:30 -12/02/2020 19:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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Webinar – Interviews under caution

This one-hour webinar will explore the process and factors involved when being interviewed under caution.

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Press release 19/12/2019

Doctor acquitted by the Court of Appeal

Doctor acquitted by the Court of Appeal

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Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director of Medical Protection, shares his comments following a doctor being acquitted by the Court of Appeal.

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Press release 18/12/2019

Comments on the GMC annual workforce report

Comments on the GMC annual workforce report

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The GMC’s annual workforce report has found that high numbers of GPs are at risk of burnout, and 18% are considering leaving medicine entirely within the next year.

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Articles and features 16/12/2019

Dr Gabriel Hendow, an award-winning member of Medical Protection

Dr Gabriel Hendow, an award-winning member of Medical Protection

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Dr Hendow works in Hull and is a member of Medical Protection. He was voted ‘GP of the Year’ in the coveted national General Practice Awards for 2018 for his innovative approach to making Hull and its residents healthier, and for establishing a number of clinics at his practice, based in the Bransholme Health Centre.

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Case report 16/12/2019

Supreme Court judgement following head injury - learning points for m...

Supreme Court judgement following head injury - learning points for medical professionals

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It is very unusual for a clinical negligence claim to reach the highest reaches of the court system. Rarer still are cases involving non-clinical staff such as receptionists. Dr James Lucas, medicolegal consultant, discusses such a case that was recently considered by the Supreme Court and extracts potential learning points for practices.1

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Articles and features 16/12/2019

Thinking differently about patient safety

Thinking differently about patient safety

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An obvious question to ask when people are unintentionally but avoidably harmed is: “why did things go wrong?” Professor Paul Bowie, Programme Director (Safety & Improvement) at NHS Education for Scotland, looks at how we can think differently about patient safety.

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Articles and features 16/12/2019

How portfolio GP careers can help GPs, patients and practices

How portfolio GP careers can help GPs, patients and practices

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You may have heard the term ‘portfolio GP’ more frequently over the last few years. In this article, Dr Mahibur Rahman, a portfolio GP and the medical director at Emedica, looks at the benefits of portfolio GP careers, some popular options and how to get started with them.

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Articles and features 16/12/2019

Never events in general practice

Never events in general practice

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The focus on patient safety in healthcare is at the forefront of ensuring the provision of high quality healthcare.1 Diane Baylis, clinical risk educator at Medical Protection, tells us more about the concept of ‘never events’ and how they can improve patient safety.

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Articles and features 16/12/2019

Professional perspective: top tips when working with locum GPs

Professional perspective: top tips when working with locum GPs

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Most practices will engage locum GPs at some point. In this article, Dr Mahibur Rahman, a portfolio GP and the medical director of Emedica, looks at some top tips for practices to consider from the perspective of a locum GP.

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Articles and features 16/12/2019

HR practicalities to consider when using locums

HR practicalities to consider when using locums

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To ensure staffing needs are met, whether because of unexpected shortages or due to planned cover, the use of locums is commonplace in many general practices. Our employment law partner, Croner, looks at steps you can take to ensure a positive locum experience.

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Articles and features 03/12/2019

What happens if I refuse to attend an inquest?

What happens if I refuse to attend an inquest?

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Doctors are under an obligation to co-operate with any coronial investigation, including attendance at an inquest if called to give evidence. Rachel Parker, case manager at Medical Protection, looks at the consequences of failing to attend an inquest

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Press release 15/11/2019

Existing Liabilities Scheme agreed for MPS general practice members i...

Existing Liabilities Scheme agreed for MPS general practice members in Wales

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Following extensive negotiations, Medical Protection Society (MPS) and the Welsh Government have reached an agreement that will ensure Medical Protection general practice members in Wales can turn to a state-backed scheme for help with clinical negligence claims no matter when in the future they become aware of a claim or how much that claim settles for.

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Articles and features 14/11/2019

Careful prescribing

Careful prescribing

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Prescribing should always set off hazard warning lights in your mind – learn what to look out for.

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Press release 01/11/2019

72% of UK doctors facing ‘Superdoctor Syndrome’

72% of UK doctors facing ‘Superdoctor Syndrome’

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Nearly three quarters of doctors surveyed in the UK say they will always come into work, even when they are too unwell, fatigued or stressed to be productive according to a leading medical protection organisation.

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Press release 28/10/2019

Senior clinicians appointed to lead Medical Protection Society

Senior clinicians appointed to lead Medical Protection Society

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Two leading clinicians, Dr Suzy Lishman CBE and Dr David Roytowski, have joined MPS Council, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience from across healthcare.

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