Risk: Ambulance on the way

REMOTE monitoring is becoming more common as healthcare technology improves and more sophisticated devices become available.


GP indemnity… where we are

STATE-BACKED indemnity has a new name – at least in England – and that is the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice or CNSGP. MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny considers the implications for members and the NHS.


Less is not more when it comes to protection

GPs in England and Wales may believe that state-backed indemnity will provide all the help and support they need in facing professional difficulties. But what about all the things it won’t help with?


Profile: Strange changes

Adam Campbell meets celebrated writer and GP Gavin Francis


Blurring the boundaries

IT'S never been more difficult to judge when you may have “crossed the line” with a patient or colleague. Dental adviser Sarah Harford provides guidance


Dilemma: Rural romance

Is it ever acceptable to pursue a non-professional relationship with a patient?


Ethics: Negotiating neutrality

THESE are divided times - and negotiating professional neutrality has hardly seemed tricker in this "messy fallible business of being human". Professor Deborah Bowman offers some insights


Book choice: Blueprint

Book review by Dr Greg Dollman


Vignette: Wilfred F Gaisford (1902-1988)

First female medical professor in the UK

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