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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.
24 November 2010
A GP contacted the MDU to request assistance with an Ombudsman’s investigation into a complaint from the daughter of a deceased patient.
A GP member received a complaint from a patient who had been removed from the practice list.
15 November 2010
A young patient with motor neurone disease requested cessation of ventilation. The case received a great deal of publicity at the time and it is a significant judgment.
1 August 2010
Premature loosening of a prosthetic hip joint was not due to sub-optimal positioning
A GP is concerned about a patient who does not engage in ongoing monitoring
By chance, a GP discovered more about a patient’s condition in the supermarket.
Blindness in one eye followed general anaesthetic for spinal surgery
Following the initial hip check in hospital at birth,which confirmed hip stability, the patient was examined at home by her GP at four days old.The GP noted that the baby’s left hip was ‘clicky’.At a further check six days later no abnormalitywas detected, nor at a nine weeks check.
Speedy remediation helped a junior doctor at a GMC investigation
A rare vulval adenocarcinoma went undetected