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Case study 14/12/2017

Anatomy of a complaint

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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

An essential guide to Consent

An essential guide to Consent

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Consent is a fundamental principle of medical law. The basic rule is simple: no-one has the right to touch anyone else without lawful excuse and if doctors do so it may well undermine patients’ trust.

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Factsheet 08/08/2018

Inquests - England

Inquests - England

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An inquest is a fact-finding exercise that is conducted by the coroner and, in some cases, in front of a jury. The purpose of an inquest is to find out who died – when, where, how and in what circumstances. This factsheet gives further information about what happens at an inquest.

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Factsheet 08/08/2018

Inquests - Northern Ireland

Inquests - Northern Ireland

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An inquest is a fact-finding exercise that is conducted by the Coroner and, in some cases, in front of a jury. The purpose of an inquest is to find out who the person was and, how, when and where they died. This factsheet gives further information about what happens at an inquest.

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08/08/2018

Inquests - Wales

Inquests - Wales

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An inquest is a fact-finding exercise that is conducted by the coroner and, in some cases, in front of a jury. The purpose of an inquest is to find out who died – when, where, how and in what circumstances. This factsheet gives further information about what happens at an inquest.

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Advice 06/08/2018

Is my patient fit to fly?

Is my patient fit to fly?

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Now that the peak holiday season is upon us, GPs may find themselves asked to declare patients “fit to fly”. Dr Rachel Birch, medicolegal adviser at Medical Protection, presents two case scenarios, illustrating what GPs can do to support patients while minimising potential risks.

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20/12/2017

How to use terms and conditions to recruit healthcare professionals

How to use terms and conditions to recruit healthcare professionals

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Will Haines, Employment Law Consultant at Croner Group, explains how flexibility in terms and conditions can help to recruit professionals to GP organisations. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Staying up-to-date with changes to funding models in general practice

Staying up-to-date with changes to funding models in general practice

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses how GP practices can keep abreast of changes to funding models. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How GP practices can share resources to build sustainability

How GP practices can share resources to build sustainability

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses hub-based working and the benefits for GP practices to build sustainability. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How GP practices can secure a competitive edge delivering primary care

How GP practices can secure a competitive edge delivering primary care

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses ways GP practices can remain competitive within primary care. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Setting realistic budgets and forecasts within GP organisations

Setting realistic budgets and forecasts within GP organisations

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses the challenges of budget setting for GP practices. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Promoting sustainability within GP practices by partnering with others

Promoting sustainability within GP practices by partnering with others

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Ross Clark, Partner at Hempsons, discusses how GP practices can partner with others and use the workforce to achieve sustainability. Click here for the video.

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