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HRT error

...further investigation reveals that Mrs A has been mistakenly prescribed unopposed oestrogen HRT...

  • 29 May 2020
  • Case study

Failed crown

...The post-operative radiograph in this case shows that the crown margin finished on composite core material rather than sound tooth and with an obvious gap....

  • 29 May 2020
  • Case study

Hernia repair

...The letter of claim alleges that Mr K was not informed that he would be undergoing open surgery, nor was there any discussion of the risks/benefits of the procedure...

  • 29 April 2020
  • Case study

Perforated tooth

...Mr G claims to have not been made aware of potential complications prior to RCT; nor did the dentist inform him of the significant bleeding during the procedure...

  • 29 April 2020
  • Case study

Bad news by phone

...Conscious that urgent action was needed to avoid a poorer outcome for the patient, Dr D felt she had no other option but to phone Mrs K and inform her of the results...

  • 30 March 2020
  • Case study

Whitening complaint

...Mr M undergoes the in-surgery whitening procedure and expresses his immediate dissatisfaction with the results...

  • 27 March 2020
  • Case study

HIV disclosure

...In a routine consultation a few weeks later Mr K informs the GP that he is now having regular sex with his wife but is using barrier protection...

  • 28 February 2020
  • Case study

High smile

...The letter alleges that not only was the crown lengthening treatment inappropriate but the dentist also failed to inform Mr B of the benefit-versus-risk involved in the procedure...

  • 28 February 2020
  • Case study

Perforated appendix

...A letter of claim later alleges breach of duty in failing to consider a diagnosis of appendicitis, leading to a delay in referral for further assessment and treatment...

  • 30 January 2020
  • Case study

Nefarious activity

...A dental associate contacts the advisory service at MDDUS suspecting systematic breaches of NHS regulations at the dental practice where she works...

  • 30 January 2020
  • Case study

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