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A cut too far

...During the procedure, the surgeon mistakenly cuts off too much skin which requires skin grafts...

  • 27 June 2014
  • Case study

Instrument failure

...The instrument fractures during treatment but attempts to remove it prove unsuccessful...

  • 26 June 2014
  • Case study

Out-of-date consent

...The social worker asks Dr A for access to a patient's records and provides a consent form dated two years ago...

  • 29 May 2014
  • Case study

Untreated diabetes

...Mrs G is asked to provide a fasting blood sample after glucose is found in her urine but her follow-up appointment is cancelled...

  • 30 April 2014
  • Case study

Rest pain

...The doctor notes poor capillary return in Mr N's foot following several days of leg pain...

  • 31 March 2014
  • Case study

Suspicious mole

...The mole starts bleeding again so the GP makes another non-urgent referral to the dermatologist...

  • 27 February 2014
  • Case study

Entitled to care

...Ms D has been referred for cancer treatment but the practice then discover she is in the UK illegally...

  • 30 January 2014
  • Case study

Painful elbow - medical case study

...Mr D complains that he had not been warned of the risks associated with the procedure...

  • 27 December 2013
  • Case study

Call recordings - medical case study

...There has been disagreement over what has been discussed and Mrs L has now requested copies of the recordings of her calls with the practice...

  • 20 November 2013
  • Case study

Haematuria noted - medical case study

... it's alleged Mr P had complained of frank haematuria with clotting but this is not reflected in Dr K’s notes...

  • 30 October 2013
  • Case study