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FREE risk assessment of your practice including premises, health and safety, protocols, systems and staff issues for all GROUPCARE PREMIUM members.
16 July 2018
A patient brought a claim against a GP member alleging delayed diagnosis and failure to identify breast cancer.
A patient brought a claim against an MDU member more than two years after having surgery.
A patient with a known right inguinal hernia was seen at an out-of-hours GP unit by an MDU member.
A GP had been seeing a patient with known mental health issues and a previous history of assaulting a third party.
A GP partner called the MDU advice line following the death of a patient.
A GP called the MDU advice line after having a difficult conversation with the coroner's officer.
23 April 2018
A GP contacted the MDU’s advice line because a member of the practice team had noticed a Facebook page in which a patient of the practice appeared to be selling prescribed drugs including diazepam and oxycodone.
29 March 2018
A 52-year old woman was admitted for a partial thyroidectomy. During her pre-operative assessment she was told about the risks associated with thyroid surgery.
A student attended a GP practice with a three-week history of a cough that seemed to be worse in the evenings.
17 November 2017
If the police request information, you will need to consider whether overriding your duty of confidentiality can be justified in the best interest of the wider public.