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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 October 2005
Thorough examination and recording of findings is a vital part of good clinical practice, and can assist in the defence of claims at a later date.
31 August 2004
In cases where there has been a delayed diagnosis, or where a diagnosis is made only after an unfortunate outcome, the successful defence of a claim often depends on whether the practitioners involved have investigated the presenting symptoms to an appropriate degree.
This is a problem that is often difficult to diagnose and has given rise to a number of general practice claims.
An elderly diabetic patient's refusal take her medication causes serious concerns for her doctor.
A patient suffered a scrotal haematoma following no-scalpel vasectomy