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02/08/2021

Limitations of membership

Limitations of membership

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We carefully consider each request for assistance, but there are some circumstances in which we are unlikely to help. View examples of where we are unlikely to provide assistance.

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02/08/2021

Vicarious liability / extended liability

Vicarious liability / extended liability

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Important information for members regarding claims arising from your vicarious liability / extended liability.

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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 08/09/2021

Managing employee conduct

Managing employee conduct

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It is essential that your employees understand the expectations to maintain certain standards of behaviour, both in and out of the office. Here Croner, trusted HR experts, explore how you can manage employee conduct.

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Case report 08/09/2021

Mastering great communication

Mastering great communication

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Ivy Grove Surgery in Derbyshire made the headlines in April with an extensive and honest open letter to their patients. But for the practice partners, it’s only one part of their wider strategy on communicating with patients. Gareth Gillespie, Editor of Practice Matters, spoke to the surgery about what drives their approach.

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Articles and features 07/09/2021

Vaccinations: what are the medicolegal risks?

Vaccinations: what are the medicolegal risks?

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Dr Heidi Mounsey, Medicolegal Consultant at Medical Protection, looks at two recent cases linked to the COVID-19 vaccination programme, where members have called on Medical Protection for advice.

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Articles and features 07/09/2021

Considering patient satisfaction within telemedicine

Considering patient satisfaction within telemedicine

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Remote consultations have been a key feature within healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical Protection assesses its progress so far and the medicolegal risks

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Press release 27/07/2021

MPS statement on the GMC national training survey 2021

MPS statement on the GMC national training survey 2021

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Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director at Medical Protection, comments on the GMC national training survey 2021, which has highlighted an increase in burnout among doctors in training.

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Articles and features 30/06/2021

Whose responsibility is it anyway?

Whose responsibility is it anyway?

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The nature of teamworking in theatre can make it difficult to identify liabilities in the event of a claim. Dr Emma Green, Medicolegal Consultant at Medical Protection, looks at some of the common causes of claims in this area and what can make them complicated

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Press release 30/06/2021

75% of GP surgeries have suffered verbal abuse during vaccination pro...

75% of GP surgeries have suffered verbal abuse during vaccination programme

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3 in 4 GPs and other practice staff involved with the Covid-19 vaccination programme say they have experienced verbal abuse from patients who have been unhappy about issues such as eligibility, prioritisation, and safety - according to a survey by Medical Protection.

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Press release 15/06/2021

Investigating doctors with health concerns under ‘lack of competence’...

Investigating doctors with health concerns under ‘lack of competence’ grounds could exacerbate health issues

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If fitness to practise concerns which relate to a doctor’s health are investigated under ‘lack of competence’ grounds, it could carry unintended consequences for the doctor involved, according to Medical Protection.

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Case report 08/06/2021

Continuity of care

Continuity of care

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Handover problems are at the centre of this claim against urological surgeons and a hospital. Find out how we assisted our members in the case.

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Articles and features 08/06/2021

Shaping the future: is telemedicine here to stay?

Shaping the future: is telemedicine here to stay?

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The rapid adoption of remote consulting, or telemedicine, has been one of the most notable changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upon healthcare worldwide. Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director at Medical Protection, looks at its impact

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