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Dame Clare Gerada speaks to Dr Catherine Wills about doctors' mental health and her work with the charity Doctors in Distress.
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A wide range of doctors provide reports about patients to third parties in the course of their work.
Text messages are a low-cost and low-effort way for GPs to keep patients updated, particularly for large-scale communications such as flu jab reminders.
Patients become ‘challenging’ for a number of reasons. Here, we advise on managing the patient while protecting yourself, staff and other patients.
What to do in situations where it's not possible to enter data into records at the time they're made.
This guide will help foundation doctors respond to a request from the coroner for a statement.