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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.
20 January 2014
A consultant plastic surgeon, an MDU member, saw a 40-year old female patient who requested cheek augmentation surgery.
10 January 2014
A patient claimed he should have been warned of a 2 in 10,000 risk of bilateral chord damage
A patient claimed her surgeon should have converted to an open procedure to locate and repair a bile duct injury caused during a laparascopic cholescystectomy
A newly qualified consultant's professional dilemma about raising a concern
An infection rapidly progressed to osteomyelitis as a result of the patient's poorly-controlled diabetes
A practice sent an email to 500 patients with their addresses visible to all recipients
A ureteric injury was not detected at the time of surgery.
A patient suffered a scrotal haematoma following no-scalpel vasectomy
Failure to warn a patient of the possible complication of ectropion following blepharoplasty led to a successful claim
A case concerning bowel perforation was successfully defended at trial