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Infection Control in Primary Care - in-practice

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Infection Control in Primary Care - in-practice

This workshop will give you a clear understanding of the importance of infection control. It will provide you with the skills to manage and reduce infection in your practice and comply with national standards.

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Factsheet 08/08/2018

Inquests - Northern Ireland

Inquests - Northern Ireland

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An inquest is a fact-finding exercise that is conducted by the Coroner and, in some cases, in front of a jury. The purpose of an inquest is to find out who the person was and, how, when and where they died. This factsheet gives further information about what happens at an inquest.

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Medical Records for Nurses in Primary Care

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Medical Records for Nurses in Primary Care

This new workshop will provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of medical records and aims to enhance your skills in making and keeping quality medical records.

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Prescription for Risk – A prescribing workshop for nurses

Prescription for Risk – A prescribing workshop for nurses

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This workshop has been developed to help nurses who are working in specialist roles to increase awareness of the potential for things to go wrong and to practice safely, particularly with regards to prescribing.

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Advice booklet 27/06/2017

Support for your development and e-portfolio

Support for your development and e-portfolio

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To support your development as a doctor and provide you with the evidence you need for your e-portfolio, we have developed a range of education and risk management resources using our wealth of specialist knowledge and experience.

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Achieving Safer and Reliable Practice - Team

Achieving Safer and Reliable Practice - Team

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The Achieving Safer and Reliable Practice workshop provides you with the knowledge, insight and essential strategies to help you engage in reliability science. It provides you with the personal motivation and tools essential to consistently deliver reliable and safer clinical care by identifying the most critical areas of risk.

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Prescription for Risk – A prescribing workshop for nurses

Prescription for Risk – A prescribing workshop for nurses

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This workshop has been developed to help nurses who are working in specialist roles to increase awareness of the potential for things to go wrong and to practice safely, particularly with regards to prescribing.

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Clinical Risk Assessment for Repeat Prescribing

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Clinical Risk Assessment for Repeat Prescribing

This risk assessment will assist practices to identify potential risks related to the repeat prescribing system and provide recommendations in how to mitigate the risks identified.

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Factsheet 18/05/2016

Consent – The basics - Northern Ireland

Consent – The basics - Northern Ireland

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Respect for patients’ autonomy is expressed in consent law; to impose care or treatment on people without respecting their wishes and right to self-determination is not only unethical, but illegal. The approach to consent in Northern Ireland is currently governed by common law.

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Factsheet 17/05/2016

Removing patients from the practice list - Northern Ireland

Removing patients from the practice list - Northern Ireland

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Removing patients from the practice list is an emotive issue, risking criticism from bodies such as the Northern Ireland Ombudsman, the General Medical Council (GMC) and the media and should only be used after careful consideration and as a last resort.

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12/05/2016

Consent – Children and young people

Consent – Children and young people

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Valid consent is just as important when treating children and young people as it is with adults. In some situations children are able to give consent themselves, and sometimes others need to take the decision on their behalf. This factsheet sets out the basic information to enable you to obtain the appropriate consent from children and young people.

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Access to medical reports

Access to medical reports

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Doctors may, on occasion, receive a request from a patient’s employer, an insurer or from a government department, for a medical report to be delivered directly to the relevant department, without the patient seeing it.

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Mastering adverse outcomes

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Mastering adverse outcomes

This workshop will give you the skills to successfully communicate with your patients should they suffer an adverse outcome during their care. Gain effective strategies and enhanced skills to help you respond, with an introduction to the ethical, legal and regulatory obligations that you would face following an adverse outcome.

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Mastering Professional Interactions – Team

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Mastering Professional Interactions – Team

The Mastering Professional Interactions workshop is designed to help you identify the risk factors related to professional interactions. It provides proven techniques and models to reduce risk and improve patient outcomes.

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Mastering professional interactions

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Mastering professional interactions

This workshop offers professional insights and key communication skills for when patient care passes between doctors. It is designed to help you improve the safety of care that you and your colleagues collectively provide. By highlighting the danger of assumption, and the need for communication, it can also help you reduce your risk of complaints or claims.

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