Guides

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Cosmetic procedures

17 January 2022

A quick guide to performing cosmetic procedures.

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Marketing with before-and-after images

14 January 2022

Keep in mind ethical considerations and patient consent when using before-and-after images for promotion.

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Computers and consultations

14 January 2022

Computers can enhance healthcare interactions for both patients and clinicians, but they can also present challenges if not incorporated effectively.

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Treating patients with dental problems: advice for GPs

12 January 2022

What to do if a patient approaches you as a GP with dental concerns.

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Delayed diagnosis in prostate and testicular cancer

5 January 2022

Advice on minimising the risk of a delayed diagnosis in prostate and testicular cancer.

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Addressing low staff morale and employee resignation

21 December 2021

Low staff morale can be addressed by listening to employees' feedback and promoting more opportunities.

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Avoiding a medical manslaughter investigation

16 December 2021

Understanding how to respond when the worst happens can help reduce the risk of facing a criminal investigation.

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Prescribing contraception to under-16s

17 November 2021

Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people.

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Prescribing and fitting contraceptive implants

17 November 2021

GPs must ensure they’re specifically trained and competent before carrying out this procedure.

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Doctors' health and wellbeing: sources of support

12 November 2021

Medico-legal concerns can be extremely stressful for healthcare professionals at every level, but there are lots of places you can turn to for help if you need it.