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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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Press release 16/09/2020

Medical Protection comments on GMC advice regarding Covid-19 complaints

Medical Protection comments on GMC advice regarding Covid-19 complaints

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The GMC has issued guidance to its staff setting out how to take the Covid-19 context into account when considering complaints against doctors. Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director, comments.

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Articles and features 16/09/2020

COVID-19: Delayed referrals and medicolegal disputes

COVID-19: Delayed referrals and medicolegal disputes

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Dr James Thorpe, Senior Medical Educator at Medical Protection, looks at why the UK Government should prioritise the clearing of referrals backlogs due to COVID-19

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Government faces call to make face masks mandatory in healthcare sett...

Government faces call to make face masks mandatory in healthcare settings, as laws extend to cinemas and churches

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Medical Protection are calling on the UK Government to make face masks mandatory in healthcare settings, as laws extends to cinemas and churches

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Press release 30/07/2020

NHS people plan welcomed, but Government funding needed to deliver on...

NHS people plan welcomed, but Government funding needed to deliver on wellbeing initiatives

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Dr Pallavi Bradshaw, Medicolegal Lead, Risk Prevention, shares her comments on the launch of the new NHS People Plan setting out mental wellbeing initiatives.

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Benefit of remote consultations is unquestionable, but challenges mus...

Benefit of remote consultations is unquestionable, but challenges must be considered

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Dr Pallavi Bradshaw, Medicolegal Lead, Risk Prevention, shares her comments on the Health Secretary’s call for all NHS consultations to be conducted online.

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Press release 28/07/2020

Top lawyer Geoff Jones to head up member support division at Medical...

Top lawyer Geoff Jones to head up member support division at Medical Protection Society

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The Medical Protection Society (MPS) has announced the appointment of Geoff Jones as Executive Director of its Member Protection and Support division.

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Articles and features 09/07/2020

Can I provide antibody tests for my practice staff?

Can I provide antibody tests for my practice staff?

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Kate Cowan, case manager at Medical Protection, looks at some recent queries from GP practices on whether they can provide COVID-19 antibody tests to practice staff

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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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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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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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