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02/02/2015

Changing names on children's records

Changing names on children's records

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Practices are often faced with requests to change the name of a child in their medical records, as a result of divorce or separation. In this podcast Dr Roger Palmer, a paediatrician and MPS medicolegal adviser, advises on how to tackle these complex matters.

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02/02/2015

More support for out-of-hours doctors

More support for out-of-hours doctors

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News stories blaming GPs for the rise in emergency admissions has caused unrest among out-of-hours GPs across the UK. Here, the Deputy Chairman of the BMA’s GP Committee, Dr Richard Vautrey, responds to those comments, arguing that out-of-hours GPs are struggling to meet the demand on the service.

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02/02/2015

What is Gillick competence?

What is Gillick competence?

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Paediatrician and medicolegal adviser Dr Roger Palmer looks at the issue of consent and capacity in the under 16 age group. In this podcast, Dr Palmer focuses specifically on the issue of Gillick competence, which enshrined the autonomy of competent minors.

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02/02/2015

Dealing with medical errors

Dealing with medical errors

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In this podcast, NBC’s Chief Medical Editor and head and neck cancer surgeon, Dr Nancy Snyderman, talks to MPS live from the International Quality and Safety Forum in Paris. She draws on her experience of medical errors to urge doctors who have made a mistake to say sorry, admit they’ve made an error and share how they plan to fix it.

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02/02/2015

Becoming a consultant

Becoming a consultant

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Dr Iain Johnstone, consultant paediatric intensivist at Newcastle General Hospital, draws on his experiences to pass on advice to aspiring consultants about making the step up and taking on more responsibility.

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02/02/2015

Patient safety

Patient safety

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In an exclusive podcast for MPS, global patient safety champion Sir Liam Donaldson says that junior doctors should take greater responsibility for patient safety. The WHO's patient safety envoy adds that junior doctors hold a prime position on the frontline of healthcare delivery, so can prevent harm by being aware of the wider system of care around them.

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Practical Guide to Risk Management in Primary Care

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Practical Guide to Risk Management in Primary Care

The aim of this in-house workshop is to assist primary healthcare professionals in connecting principles of risk management with practice, and answer those basic questions about clinical governance and risk management.

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30/07/2013

A problem shared: Dealing with critical incidents in anaesthetics

A problem shared: Dealing with critical incidents in anaesthetics

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In anaesthetics things can go wrong very quickly. It is up to anaesthetists to work out quickly what has caused a patient to deteriorate and act quickly to prevent harm occurring to the patient. In this interesting podcast, consultant anaesthetist and MPS medicolegal adviser Dr John Adams explores the key elements of our featured case report 'A problem shared'.

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From Ward to World: Saving lives in Ethiopia

From Ward to World: Saving lives in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia has one anaesthetist for every 5.3 million people. Dr Tom Bashford won the Patient Safety Award from the Association of Anaesthetists for his work promoting safer surgery in Ethiopia

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