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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.
1 August 2012
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A 63-year old council worker was being treated by his GP for diabetes mellitus keeps defaulting from taking the tablets.
A 32-year old patient booked as a private patient under a consultant obstetrician, an MDU member, for her fourth pregnancy.
A GP sought the MDU’s advice in relation to an elderly patient under his care in a nursing home, about whether the patient had capacity after suffering from dementia.
Veneer damage during anaesthesia
A 63-year old man went to see his optometrist reporting a history of transient loss of vision and dizzy spells.
22 December 2010
A four-year-old was 'grumpy and irritable' after returning home from nursery. He then developed spots and his mother suspected chickenpox.
A middle-aged woman with a family history of coronary heart disease was seen by an out-of-hours GP after developing chest pain. She complained of central chest pain, moving to the left side which she described as like a knot.
An otherwise healthy woman in her early 30’s saw her GP shortly after registering at the practice. She complained of headaches occurring once or twice a week for about a year. The headaches whereon the left side, and the patient told the GP that she felt these were work-stress related.
A man in his 30’s attended his GP complaining of pain in the lower abdomen which had begun that morning. There was no associated nausea or vomiting.