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Press release 02/03/2022

MPS launches ambitious research initiative to improve patient safety...

MPS launches ambitious research initiative to improve patient safety and clinician wellbeing

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Medical Protection Society (MPS) has today launched the MPS Foundation; a new, global, not-for-profit research initiative to help shape the future of patient safety through the funding of ambitious research.

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Press release 18/01/2022

Additional GMC guidance welcomed

Additional GMC guidance welcomed

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The GMC has issued additional guidance to support case handlers in considering the specific Covid-19 circumstances when assessing a complaint against a doctor.

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Press release 01/12/2021

MPS syndicate to open for trading

MPS syndicate to open for trading

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Asta, the leading third-party managing agent at Lloyd’s, announces that Medical Protection Society (MPS) has been granted final approval from the Council of Lloyd’s for the transition of its Special Purpose Arrangement (SPA) 1892 to a market-facing syndicate, which will commence underwriting on 1 January 2022.

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Press release 21/10/2021

Response to Good Medical Practice guidance for physician associates a...

Response to Good Medical Practice guidance for physician associates and anaesthesia associates

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Medical Protection comments on the General Medical Council (GMC)’s publication of the Good Medical Practice: interim standards for physician associates and anaesthesia associates

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Articles and features 17/05/2022

Confronting fears of openness

Confronting fears of openness

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Talking to patients when something goes wrong is a skill that will constantly develop throughout your clinical career. Medical Protection outlines what to do when a patient safety incident occurs.

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Articles and features 09/05/2022

Uncovering product liability pitfalls

Uncovering product liability pitfalls

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Introducing product liability into a clinical negligence claim can add extra intricacy to a case. Medical Protection discusses how this might affect the involved clinician.

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Articles and features 09/05/2022

Conducting private work in the NHS

Conducting private work in the NHS

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Medical Protection outlines how private practice works in conjunction with working in the NHS

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Articles and features 14/04/2022

Trading structure

Trading structure

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When starting in private practice, how you are structured for tax purposes is an extremely important decision. Picking the most appropriate trading structure for your individual circumstances will ensure you are tax efficient and maximise the return on your hard efforts. This article looks at the more common trade structures adopted for private work.

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Articles and features 13/04/2022

Running a business

Running a business

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One of the main factors to consider when you start out in private practice is that you are running a business. It sounds obvious, but with little or no financial training it is easy to fall into the trap of not running your private practice like a business, and this almost always leads to financial loss. The second article in this series looks at the practical steps required to run your private practice as a business.

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Articles and features 07/04/2022

Dealing with media enquiries about your patients

Dealing with media enquiries about your patients

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Not only is it important to be well equipped to deal with the challenges and pitfalls that might arise unexpectedly, but also to be prepared to speak to the press or deal with media enquiries following a patient’s treatment.

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Articles and features 07/04/2022

Risky Business: When patients ignore the risks

Risky Business: When patients ignore the risks

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Dr Gabrielle Pendlebury, Medicolegal Consultant at Medical Protection, advises on how best to manage a scenario where a patient doesn’t want to know the risks

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Webinar 20/04/2020

COVID-19 webinars and webinar recordings

COVID-19 webinars and webinar recordings

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During the COVID-19 outbreak Medical Protection is hosting a series of COVID-19 webinars for members around the world. Find upcoming webinars as well as view all available webinar recordings.

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Webinar 06/04/2020

Webinar recording: Remote Consulting during the COVID-19 outbreak

Webinar recording: Remote Consulting during the COVID-19 outbreak

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In this session Dr Rob Hendry and Dr Pallavi Bradshaw discuss medicolegal aspects for doctors who are being asked to consult with patients remotely in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Workshop

Building resilience and avoiding burnout

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Building resilience and avoiding burnout

The demand placed on modern clinicians means the possibility of burnout is growing significantly, impacting both the quality of care and potential increase in risk to patients. This workshop will help you recognise the signs of burnout and give you the knowledge and confidence to manage the symptoms to recover as well as prevent reoccurrence.

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Masterclasses

Risk management masterclass for obstetricians and gynaecologists

Date: 23/11/2019 9:00 -23/11/2019 17:00 (Read more for further details) Location: London (Read more for further details)
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Risk management masterclass for obstetricians and gynaecologists

Take decisive action to reduce to challenges to your practice, with our one-day Risk Management Masterclass.

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Mastering difficult interactions with patients

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Mastering difficult interactions with patients

This workshop helps you identify and utilise a range of different skills in difficult clinical interactions with patients. These skills can help you and your patients reach a more favourable outcome and still preserve the integrity of the important doctor-patient relationship.

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