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03/04/2020

Counselling service for members

Counselling service for members

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Medical Protection offers a confidential 24/7 counselling service to any members experiencing work-related stress, or stress that they feel could impact their practice. Find out more here

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Articles and features 01/07/2020

When a patient wants to amend their medical records

When a patient wants to amend their medical records

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Dr Jayne Molodynski, medicolegal consultant at Medical Protection, provides advice and guidance on whether a patient can request amends to their medical records

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Articles and features 01/07/2020

Is all well with the Wells score?

Is all well with the Wells score?

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Dr Philip White, medicolegal consultant at Medical Protection, looks at a common cause of claims – missed diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis

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Press release 22/06/2020

Plan mental wellbeing support now to avoid exodus of doctors after Co...

Plan mental wellbeing support now to avoid exodus of doctors after Covid-19

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The Government, NHS and private healthcare providers must plan now for the mental wellbeing support doctors will need following the Covid-19 pandemic, if we are to avoid huge swathes either leaving the profession or suffering in silence with psychological injuries, says Medical Protection.

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Articles and features 17/06/2020

The People: Diversity and Risk [Video recording]

The People: Diversity and Risk [Video recording]

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COVID-19 and its disproportionate impact on people from black and ethnic minority communities, looking at factors at play and actions to be taken to ensure that people are well protected in the future.

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Articles and features 17/06/2020

The People: Project Wingman - Creating First Class Lounges [Video rec...

The People: Project Wingman - Creating First Class Lounges [Video recording]

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An introduction to project Wingman and how this project has had an impact on the wellbeing and morale of staff in the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Articles and features 17/06/2020

The Technology: Formula 1 to Ventilators [Video recording]

The Technology: Formula 1 to Ventilators [Video recording]

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Fascinating insight to innovation during a crisis and what an industry was able to achieve in such a short space of time for the potential benefit of society.

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Articles and features 17/06/2020

The Technology: An Update from the CEO of NHSX [Video recording]

The Technology: An Update from the CEO of NHSX [Video recording]

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Insight into rapid innovation and upscaling of technology in the NHS and how this may provide a blueprint for future practice and models of care.

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Articles and features 17/06/2020

The Technology: Cybersecurity [Video recording]

The Technology: Cybersecurity [Video recording]

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Advice on cybersecurity and what steps healthcare organisations are taking to stay safe. Understand why healthcare is a particular target for hackers at this time.

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Articles and features 17/06/2020

The Technology: The Rise of Zoom [Video recording]

The Technology: The Rise of Zoom [Video recording]

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Understand how the technology company has addressed concerns over security and what role it has played during the crisis.

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Articles and features 17/06/2020

The Medicine: Transformation of General Practice [Video recording]

The Medicine: Transformation of General Practice [Video recording]

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How the delivery model of general practice changed dramatically and rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic. How will this influence the future of general practice?

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Articles and features 17/06/2020

The Science: Modelling - What Can We Expect Next [Video recording]

The Science: Modelling - What Can We Expect Next [Video recording]

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Overview of the uses and benefits of modelling – permitting situational awareness and allowing decisions on the approach to managing viral spread.

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Articles and features 16/06/2020

The Science: The Vaccine - How This Acts and When Available [Video re...

The Science: The Vaccine - How This Acts and When Available [Video recording]

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Understand the science of different approaches to vaccine development for SARS-COV-2 and the current position with respect to vaccine trials in the UK.

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Articles and features 16/06/2020

Lessons From COVID-19: Making Sense of the Pandemic [Video recording]

Lessons From COVID-19: Making Sense of the Pandemic [Video recording]

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Opening Address from Matthew Shaw Matthew Shaw, CEO of Great Ormond St Hospital Matthew Shaw provides an insight into how his idea for the Nightingale NHS Hospital in London became a reality.

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Articles and features 12/06/2020

What Might Healthcare Look Like Post COVID [Video recording]

What Might Healthcare Look Like Post COVID [Video recording]

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Video recording: Speaking at Risky Business 2020 speaker Don Berwick, President Emeritus at the IHI, former advisor to Barack Obama, provides an opportunity to hear some novel, insightful and encouraging views about the future from one of the world’s great thinkers in the field.

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Articles and features 12/06/2020

The People: The Science of Wellbeing [Video recording]

The People: The Science of Wellbeing [Video recording]

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Video recording: Speaking at Risky Business 2020 Speaker Laurie Santos, Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University, shares practical advice on how to promote wellbeing during the pandemic.

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Articles and features 12/06/2020

The Medicine: Has COVID changed the doctor-patient relationship forev...

The Medicine: Has COVID changed the doctor-patient relationship forever? [Video recording]

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Speaking at Risky Business 2020 Dr Pallavi Bradshaw highlights how disruption caused by COVID could affect medicolegal risk and what steps could be taken to reduce this. Increases awareness that there remain many unresolved legal and ethical issues which society must grapple with in the aftermath of the crisis.

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Press release 11/06/2020

Urgent action needed to clear referral backlog and avert tsunami of c...

Urgent action needed to clear referral backlog and avert tsunami of claims and investigations

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The Government must commit adequate resource and support to clearing the backlog of referrals and delayed follow-ups in secondary care if we are to avoid a potential patient safety crisis and a tsunami of future claims or investigations, says Medical Protection.

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Articles and features 10/06/2020

Ask the expert – social media

Ask the expert – social media

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Dr Emma Davies, medicolegal consultant at Medical Protection, answers some questions around the professional and personal use of social media and the potential pitfalls faced by those working in healthcare

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Articles and features 10/06/2020

Disclosures relating to transgender patients

Disclosures relating to transgender patients

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When approached by third party organisations with requests for information relating to a patient’s gender history, you might be uncertain about what to do and what should be considered prior to disclosure. Padma Reddy, case manager at Medical Protection, and Dr Heidi Mounsey, medicolegal consultant, have all the relevant guidance

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