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Case file: Reduced treatment time

...Dr S points out that Mr V was 10 minutes late for a 15-minute appointment slot, leaving only five minutes for assessment and treatment...

  • 30 September 2022
  • Case study

Adding “violence warning markers” to patient records

It may be tempting to add a warning marker or alert to aggressive patients' records, but MDDUS urges caution

  • 30 September 2022
  • Risk alert

New guides to help surgeons defend against negligence claims

NEW best practice guides to documenting common surgical procedures aim to help NHS teams in England defend against claims of negligence or poor practice.

  • 29 September 2022
  • News

Vignette: John Boyd Orr (1880-1971)

John Boyd Orr - Physician, nutritionist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

  • 28 September 2022
  • Article
  • Insight - Primary
  • Q3

Data protection: Recording telephone consultations with patients

Practices often record telephone calls but do you adequately inform patients of this – and what about data protection?

  • 28 September 2022
  • Article
  • Insight - Primary
  • Q3

Ethics: Out of office – the ethics of taking a break

To ensure that staff take holidays is to avoid ethical dissonance between the rhetoric of ‘wellbeing’ and the realities of burnout and breakdown.

  • 28 September 2022
  • Article
  • Insight - Primary
  • Q3

Case file: Delayed liver disease diagnosis

...A letter of claim from solicitors acting on behalf of Mr S alleges clinical negligence in the delayed diagnosis of his liver condition...

  • 28 September 2022
  • Case study
  • Insight - Primary
  • Q3

Professionalism: Pitfalls in social media use

Risk adviser Kay Louise Grant highlights the importance of being aware of professional expectations on how we behave online.

  • 28 September 2022
  • Insight - Primary
  • Q3

Wellbeing: Did I sign up for this?

Medical practice adviser Mimi Salgado offers a perspective and advice on handling the stress that comes with being a practice manager.

  • 28 September 2022
  • Article
  • Insight - Primary
  • Q3

Book choice: Am I normal?

Review of the new book by Sarah Chaney.

  • 28 September 2022
  • Article
  • Insight - Primary
  • Q3

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