General practice deserves better

MONTHS away from planned implementation, state-backed indemnity remains a great unknown and here at MDDUS we share the frustration of our members over the lack of detail about the scheme. Comment from MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny


Risk: Home but not alone

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


Feature: This vexed question

Adam Campbell explores the background to an exhibition celebrating 500 years of women in medicine


Clinical risk: Cut on the dotted line

Dr Selina Master of the Faculty of Dental Surgery looks at tongue splitting and other forms of oral “body modification” and the growing risk to public health


Reflective practice - what now?

Solicitor Joanna Bower considers the status of reflective practice following the legal case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba


Dilemma: Off label request

Should a GP prescribe an unlicensed medication?


Ethics: Trials, hope and research ethics

PROFESSOR Deborah Bowman offers a personal perspective on the complex drivers and influences that shape an individual's decision to take part in research trials


Book choice: This is going to hurt

Book review by Dr Greg Dollman


Vignette: Dame Louise McIlroy (1874-1968)

First female medical professor in the UK

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