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Proactive response to patient complaints
Should practices consider monitoring social media forums to counter misinformation with factual evidence and advice?
How can you ensure a robust system where nothing important is missed?
Working without professional registration
Renewing registration with your professional healthcare regulator is no trivial matter – without it you may be unable legally to do your job.
Vaccination passports add to demand for records access
An increasing number of contacts from patients regarding vaccination passports have led some practices to explore apps or other ways to reduce the potential burden – but this is not without risk.
Making decisions about CPR
Doctors will be familiar with the difficult challenge of dealing with advance decisions on the resuscitation of patients (DNACPR decisions) - more particularly so during the pandemic. What key issues need to be considered?
Clinicians refusing coronavirus vaccination
What needs to be considered when healthcare professionals decline the offer of a coronavirus vaccine?
IT’S not uncommon to be asked by a colleague for healthcare advice or treatment but MDDUS advises leaving this to their own doctor or dentist.
Members administering Covid-19 vaccinations
PRESSURE to roll-out vaccinations at speed should not blind prescribers to the risks attached to mass administration of a very new, prescription-only, injectable medication.
PRESCRIBING medication is a common outcome in consultations but it is not without obvious risks - and these can be increased when consulting remotely.
Covert recording in a time of Covid
The increase in remote telephone and video consultations due to the pandemic has made it easier for patients to record consultations. Is this something that should worry clinicians?