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Articles and features 14/12/2017

Case study - Anatomy of a complaint

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Case study - Anatomy of a complaint

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Back pain, paraplegia and a series of complaints – how Medical Protection helped at every step.

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Advice booklet 04/07/2017

Handling the Media (UK)

Handling the Media (UK)

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Media scrutiny of you and your practice of medicine could put your personal and professional reputation at risk. The MPS Press Office is staffed by communications professionals experienced in dealing with the media.

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Safeguarding adults

Date: 24/04/2019 19:30 -24/04/2019 20:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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Safeguarding adults

Join us for this webinar on safeguarding adults and what it means for your day-to-day practice. It helps preserve the fundamental human rights of your patients, and for this reason it’s a core requirement of CQC inspections.

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11/03/2019

Our history, our values

Our history, our values

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About MPS MPS was founded in 1892. It is a membership organisation of healthcare professionals, providing comprehensive professional indemnity and expert advice and assistance to more than ​300,000 members in many countries around the world.

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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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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 Pallavi Bradshaw for a webinar designed to empower you to identify and manage this very real threat that clinicians face.

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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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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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Press release 27/02/2019

MPS response to DHSC consultation on clinical negligence cover

MPS response to DHSC consultation on clinical negligence cover

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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is seeking views about indemnity cover for healthcare professionals who are not covered by any existing or proposed state-backed scheme, via an open consultation which closes on 28 February.

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Articles and features 27/02/2019

Medical examiners: a new role for England and Wales

Medical examiners: a new role for England and Wales

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From April 2019, the new role of medical examiner will be introduced into the process for investigating the deaths of patients. Dr Ben Lobo, consultant physician, geriatrician and medical examiner, and Dr Ewen Ross, medicolegal consultant at Medical Protection, look at what this means for you

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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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Advice 14/02/2019

How to fall back in love with your medical career

How to fall back in love with your medical career

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Working in medicine has its ups and downs, so it’s important to do the things that help you stay happy at work.

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Articles and features 08/02/2019

Learning from cases - Anaesthesia

Learning from cases - Anaesthesia

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Dr John Jolly, head of member risk education, and Dr Heidi Mounsey, medical claims adviser, look at the reasons behind medicolegal cases reported to us at Medical Protection.

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Articles and features 07/01/2019

When patients miss appointments – should DNA mean Does Need Appointment?

When patients miss appointments – should DNA mean Does Need Appointment?

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When patients fail to attend an appointment, it can be hugely frustrating for a number of reasons. It is also very costly, according to recent NHS England data that suggests up to 15 million general practice appointments are being wasted each year – at an estimated cost to the NHS of £216 million.

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Webinar - An inspector calls - sharing information with the police

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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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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