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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.
17 February 2016
An 18-year old student consulted her general practitioner to discuss contraception. In the past, she had not found it easy to take the pill regularly and felt that condoms were not sufficiently reliable.
A 23-year old female presented to a GP, an MDU member, with several complaints including folliculitis, recurrent ear infections and change of OCP.
A patient with a long history of depression, which had been treated over the years with various medications including anti-depressants, was referred to an NHS psychiatrist because he was experiencing severe mood fluctuations.
A male patient was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus and began insulin treatment. He had many other co-morbidities, including chronic kidney disease, hypertension, previous MI and non-proliferative diabetic nephropathy.
10 February 2014
A GP declined to carry out a breast examination on an unaccompanied young girl without a chaperone
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