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Case report 26/10/2017

No news is not always good news

No news is not always good news

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Child J, a one-week-old baby girl, was noticed to have a clicking right hip when she was seen by the community midwife. A referral to the orthopaedic clinic was requested and Child J was reviewed by orthopaedic junior doctor, Dr M, three weeks later. Dr M confirmed that there was no relevant family history and examined Child J.

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Factsheet 01/10/2013

HSC complaints procedure – Hospital setting

HSC complaints procedure – Hospital setting

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Complaints in health and social care: standards and guidelines for resolution and learning (2009) aims to provide a simple, consistent approach for staff who handle complaints, and for patients who raise complaints across all health and social care services.

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Case report 01/01/2008

Abscess or tumour

Abscess or tumour

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Mrs A, a 50-year-old bus driver, presented to A&E with a short history of headache, vomiting and fever. Her family had noticed a recent change in her behaviour and she had been having difficulty coping at work over the previous few days. On examination, she was irritable and mildly pyrexial. The SpR in A&E described “blurred discs” on fundoscopy but otherwise routine clinical examination was normal. Her serum CRP was elevated and there was a slight leukocytosis on the FBC. Other blood tests, a chest x-ray and an ECG were normal.

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Case report 01/05/2006

Unseen x-ray indicated fracture

Unseen x-ray indicated fracture

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A 67-year-old housewife, Ms T, was admitted to an A&E department having collapsed at home and been unconscious for five minutes. Ms T had fainted eight weeks previously and been admitted to a different hospital. She had also fainted six weeks previously. There was no evidence Ms T had experienced a fit.

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