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Articles and features 15/08/2023

What’s the difference between claims-made and occurrence-based indemn...

What’s the difference between claims-made and occurrence-based indemnity?

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As a doctor or healthcare professional, your career deserves the best protection against claims of clinical negligence. There are two main types of professional indemnity and the differences can take time to understand. This article helps explain the difference between occurrence-based and claims-made protection.

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Articles and features 29/06/2023

The five principles of the Mental Capacity Act

The five principles of the Mental Capacity Act

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Both legislation and the GMC’s guidance emphasise that doctors should presume that adults have the capacity to consent to or refuse a proposed treatment unless it can be established that they lack that capacity.

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Articles and features 29/06/2023

Avoiding burnout as a practice manager

Avoiding burnout as a practice manager

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General practice is under increasing strain, causing greater pressure on the whole practice team. Sam McCaffrey explores the greatest causes of stress amongst practice managers, and offers tips on how to increase resilience and avoid burnout.

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Articles and features 18/04/2023

The crucial role of SAS doctors

The crucial role of SAS doctors

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Karen Ellison, Medicolegal Consultant at Medical Protection, talks from their own experience as working as a SAS-grade urogynecologist, about the continued undervaluing of specialty doctors and specialist grade doctors in the medical workforce.

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Articles and features 07/11/2022

Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice: Clearing up GP indem...

Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice: Clearing up GP indemnity

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Dr Dawn McGuire, Medicolegal Consultant at Medical Protection, provides this reminder on how GP indemnity works in England and Wales, following the 2019 introduction of the state-backed scheme.

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