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Webinar - Review of the GMCs position of the charges of gross neglig...

Date: 18/06/2019 19:30 -18/06/2019 20:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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Webinar - Review of the GMCs position of the charges of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide

Join Medical Director Dr Rob Hendry and Dr Pallavi Bradshaw they take you through the position of the regulator and recent case law. They will also present the learnings and highlight action points for practicing clinicians.

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Webinar - Dealing with complaints in general practice

Date: 12/06/2019 19:30 -12/06/2019 20:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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Webinar - Dealing with complaints in general practice

Join medical director Rob Hendry and medicolegal consultant Kirsa Morganti as they explore managing complaints and how to reduce your risks to minimise them.

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Articles and features 22/05/2019

Adult safeguarding and confidentiality – disclosing information to th...

Adult safeguarding and confidentiality – disclosing information to the Office of the Public Guardian

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Knowing when you can disclose sensitive patient information is a notoriously complex area. Sarah Pickering, advisory case manager at Medical Protection, considers some recent queries from members regarding disclosures to the Office of the Public Guardian

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Case report 22/05/2019

A tale of two doctors: the junior and the consultant

A tale of two doctors: the junior and the consultant

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Dr Marika Davies, medicolegal consultant, looks at the recent case of GA v Greater Glasgow Health Board [2019] CSOH 31, where the death of a 77-year-old patient raised questions over where the liability for the negligence lay: the junior doctor or the consultant?

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Articles and features 10/05/2019

Dying matters: medicolegal aspects of end-of-life care, DNACPR and or...

Dying matters: medicolegal aspects of end-of-life care, DNACPR and organ donation

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To mark the Dying Matters national awareness week, between 13 and 19 May, Medical Protection asked nearly 400 members in the UK about their experiences on a number of issues such as DNACPR, organ donation and withdrawal of treatment.

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Articles and features 09/05/2019

Confidentiality after death

Confidentiality after death

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Confidentiality is at the centre of maintaining trust between patients and doctors. But what are your obligations to a patient after they have died?

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[Past] Webinar - Doctors in the dock

Date: 07/05/2019 18:30 -07/05/2019 19:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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[Past] Webinar - Doctors in the dock

Recording available. Join Dr Rob Hendry for our upcoming webinar, where we’ll look at how we can work towards a more just culture. You’ll take away strategies to help you reduce your risk and avoid the stress and difficulty of criminal charges.

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[Past] Webinar - An inspector calls - sharing information with the po...

Date: 30/01/2019 19:30 -30/01/2019 20:30 (Read more for further details) Location: Online (Read more for further details)
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[Past] Webinar - An inspector calls - sharing information with the police

Doctors often find themselves interacting with the police and may be uncertain of their obligations. This webinar will cover scenarios when medical practitioners are asked to provide information about patient’s to the police in the form of reports, records and statements. It will allow you to co-operate with investigations while ensuring compliance with ethical and legal principles.

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Articles and features 21/12/2018

The cost of claims – control through proportionality

The cost of claims – control through proportionality

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If you have ever been unfortunate enough to receive a letter of claim, you will be aware of how stressful the process can be. Another aspect is the often high sums of money involved. Stephen Preater, costs adviser at Medical Protection, is part of an expert in-house team that is dedicated to controlling the amounts sought by claimants

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Articles and features 20/11/2018

The role of receptionists: a legal commentary

The role of receptionists: a legal commentary

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A recent Supreme Court decision, Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50, has raised questions about the role of non-clinical staff in patient care. The judgment criticised the actions of a receptionist in an Accident and Emergency (A&E) department – Joseph McCaughley, litigation solicitor at Medical Protection, looks at the ramifications of the case

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Case report 23/10/2018

Who else is in the room?

Who else is in the room?

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A patient undergoing a colonoscopy claims her modesty is disregarded during the procedure. What did Medical Protection do to tackle this allegation?

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