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#patientsafety: the first annual World Patient Safety Day is on 17 September 2019
GPs play a pivotal role in identifying children at risk and should be familiar with local child protection procedures.
GP practices can find themselves under pressure to find innovative ways to meet patient demands without overload or compromising safety.
A concise but comprehensive guide to the Scottish NHS complaints procedure.
Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
Patients with mental disorders or learning disabilities do not necessarily lack capacity to consent to disclosure of confidential information.
Complaints are unavoidable in practice, so knowing how to deal with them appropriately when they arise is vital.
Intensive Care Society president Dr Ganesh Suntharalingam explains why his specialty has an increasingly important role in supporting patient care throughout the hospital.
A patient made a claim against an MDU orthopaedic surgeon after they suffered complications following operations to treat their acromioclavicular joint dislocation.
Complaints are unavoidable, so knowing how to deal with them appropriately when they arise is vital. Our comprehensive guide takes you through what you need to know.